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Foil
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How do you measure (in mm) the length of an arc?

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04-07-2010 03:56 AM
I have completed a drawing on AutoCAD LT 2005 and cannot fathom out how to take a measurement of the arc - can anyone help?

I also need to segment the object into 5 equal sections ie a wall - how can I do this?
*Dean Saadallah
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Re: How do you measure (in mm) the length of an arc?

04-07-2010 04:03 AM in reply to: Foil
DIMARC is a feature of LT2006 and higher:
http://s-www.autodeskpress.com/resources/olcs/acad2006/oct05/topic.aspx

Search around here for a macro for lower versions of LT that kind-of-worked
for many of us before that, if upgrading is not an option.

For any Pro-Users reading this, check our the tip on that page for
AiDimFlipArrow.

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myank
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Re: How do you measure (in mm) the length of an arc?

04-07-2010 04:45 AM in reply to: Foil
Length of Curve=2 x (pi) x Radius x Delta/360
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Modman_4
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Re: How do you measure (in mm) the length of an arc?

04-07-2010 06:28 AM in reply to: Foil
Can you turn that arc into a polyline and then List it?
I hope my info was useful, but if by some odd chance it actually solved your issue, feel free to mark your post as "Accept as Solution". Thanks! :smileyhappy:
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Re: How do you measure (in mm) the length of an arc?

04-07-2010 06:29 AM in reply to: Foil
Heck I just noticed that highlighting the arc and looking at its properties tells me the arc length, without turning it into a polyline...
I hope my info was useful, but if by some odd chance it actually solved your issue, feel free to mark your post as "Accept as Solution". Thanks! :smileyhappy:
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Re: How do you measure (in mm) the length of an arc?

04-07-2010 06:31 AM in reply to: Foil
...also, look into the Divide command for adding evenly spaced points to a line or arc...
I hope my info was useful, but if by some odd chance it actually solved your issue, feel free to mark your post as "Accept as Solution". Thanks! :smileyhappy:

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