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How to create a polyline with multi-colored segments?

A - answer An entity of the type polyline in AutoCAD DWG drawings can have only uniform properties of its segments, so it is not possible to assign different colors, linetypes, lineweights, etc. to the individual segments.

But you can simulate similar functionality as a polyline by applying parametric constraints to the individual, plain line and arc segments. An example of creating, assigning properties, constraining (Parametric > Geometric constraints and Incident, resp. Tangent) and subsequent grip-editing of such simulated pseudo-polyline is illustrated in the video - multi-colored polylines:

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See also:
Tip 13433:How to create a parametric dynamic 3D block in AutoCAD?
Tip 13246:I can't copy/paste a block from AutoCAD into an Inventor drawing.
Tip 12609:Dynamo - how to convert a raster photo to 3D model in Revit?
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 11998:Double object snap (osnap) - how to align a line between two lines? (geom.constraints)


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