In this article of Mechanical Base we will show you how to draw an arc with Start, End, Direction arc drawing command in Autocad. Autocad provides lots of tools about drawing arcs effectively according to requirements of users. So Start, End, Direction arc drawing command is one of them in Autocad.
Also you can learn the Autocad 2D in the Mechanical Base. There are whole command’s expressions in Mechanical Base that you can learn fully Autocad by reading and applying them.Ü
To open the command, click on little pop-up menu as shown by green arrow above then click on the Start, End, Direction command as shown in green box.
After entering to the Start, End, Direction command in Autocad, select the starting point of arc as shown by green arrow then the cursor location will be the ending point of arc as shown by red arrow.
We selected starting and ending points of arc in Start, End, Direction command as shown by green arrow above. To complete the arc drawing process, specify the direction of arc by dragging your cursor on drawing scheme. The arc will be oriented according to your cursor, that will be tangent to the direction line as shown by red arrow above in Autocad. Click and finish the arc drawing process in Autocad.
The obtained arc is like above. So creating or sketching arcs with Start, End, Direction method is very useful and easy as you see.