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Understanding AutoCAD Polygon Command

In AutoCAD, the polygon command is use to draw polygons object which are closed polylines. In default number of sides of polygon is 4, but you can draw the other sides from 3 until 1024 sides.

Command: POL
POLYGON Enter number of sides <3>:
Specify center of polygon or [Edge]:
Enter an option [Inscribed in circle/Circumscribed about circle] <I>:
Specify radius of circle:

Options

  • Edge, you can draw polygon object from edge
  • Inscribed in circle, give radius measurement from center into corner
  • Circumscribed, give radius measurement from center into center edge

Example how to use polygon command

Polygon Center

  • Type pol (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Type

  • Type your polygon sides (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Sides

  • Specify center of polygon (click anywhere on drawing area)
  • Select inscribed in circle

AutoCAD Polygon Command Inscribed

  • Give polygon radius size (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Inscribed in Circle


 

Polygon Center Circumscribed

  • Type pol (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Type

  • Type your polygon sides (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Sides

  • Specify center of polygon (click anywhere on drawing area)
  • Select circumscribed about circle

AutoCAD Polygon Command Circumscribed

  • Give polygon radius size (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Circumscribed about circle


 

Polygon Edge

  • Type pol (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Type

  • Type your polygon sides (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Sides

  • Type e (enter)

AutoCAD Polygon Command Edge

  • Specify first endpoint

AutoCAD Polygon Command Edge Size

  • Specify second end point

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