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How to draw AutoCAD rectangle from its center point?

A - answer You can use a simple AutoLISP utility - CenRect - to draw XY-aligned (horizontal/vertical) rectangles by specifying their center and one corner point.

Download CenRect from, load the LSP file into your AutoCAD session with APPLOAD and start (type) the CENRECT command. Specify the starting (center) point and one corner point of the constructed rectangle.

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See also:
Tip 12550:Dynamic entry of rectangle dimensions - AutoCAD 2021.
Tip 12458:How to align/center text and other objects in Fusion 360?
Tip 12237:UnfoldRS - unfold 3D surfaces to 2D in AutoCAD.
Tip 12046:Random shape and appearance of an Inventor part or assembly.
Tip 11608:Trim to rectangle - cut out a part of a DWG drawing.

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