Adding Polygons

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Adding Polygons

To add a polygon to a graphical sheet click on one of the clip0281  buttons in the AddShapes ribbon menu button group.

To set the Fill Styles and Line Styles before adding rectangles use the Default Graphics Settings

clip0285 Draws a hollow polygon.
clip0286 Draws a filled polygon with fill different from the outline.
clip0287 Draws a filled polygon with no outline.
clip0261

Polygon start point

Left-click when the start cross is where you want to start the polygon or press the Enter key followed by the X value, Enter/Space/Tab key, the Y value, and then Enter/Space/Tab to exactly place the starting point.

As you move the mouse, the first segment of the polygon is defined. Left-click to define its end point or press the Enter/Space/Tab key followed by the length, Enter/Space/Tab, the angle, and Enter/Space/Tab to exactly define the first segment of the polygon.

clip0284

Defining the first segment

Now as you move the mouse the second segment of the polygon is defined. Left-click to define its end point or press the Enter key followed by the length, Enter/Space/Tab, the angle, and Enter/Space/Tab to exactly define the second segment of the polygon.

clip0283

Defining the second segment

Moving the mouse again, the third segment of the polygon is defined. Left-click to define its end point or press the Enter/Space/Tab key followed by the length, Enter/Space/Tab, the angle, and Enter/Space/Tab to exactly define the first segment of the polygon.

clip0282

Defining the third segment

Continue this process to add as many line segments as you wish.

Double-click to end the polygon or hit the ESC key to end the polygon with the last placed line segment.