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Circle with 3 tangents

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02-24-2011 06:34 AM

I have been away from Autocad for a bit. I used to be able to draw a circle that was tangent to 3 lines, and it would automatically drop the circle in with the correct radius. Does anyone know how to do this? I can't recall if I had a lisp routine for it or if it was a standard command. Thanks in advance

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Re: Circle with 3 tangents

02-24-2011 07:07 AM in reply to: Thoisington

Command: AI_CIRCTAN

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Re: Circle with 3 tangents

02-24-2011 09:19 AM in reply to: Patchy

I can do it the long way, but don't you have the option in your ribbon? I know it's there for 2010 and newer...

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: Circle with 3 tangents

02-27-2011 11:32 AM in reply to: Thoisington

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