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Use the Arc icon-sketch-arc.png tool under the Sketch menu to create arcs.

Create an arc

Keyboard and mouse/trackpad Touch and pen
  1. Select Sketch > Arc.
    For other methods of accessing this tool, visit Accessing tools.
  2. Click and drag your cursor to add two endpoints.
  3. Drag your cursor to adjust the curve of the arc.
  4. Click to finalize the shape.
  5. To finish, press Escape
  6. To exit sketching, select Exit Sketching.

History settings

To manage history settings for the automatic Arc action, find the step for your specific sketch and then view or modify the following:

  • Plane – Click/tap Edit… or Select… to modify the plane or face where you want the sketch to be and then select Done.
  • Projection – If applicable, click/tap Edit… to modify any existing projections to your sketch.
    Note: To learn more about sketch projections, visit Project.



Learn more by watching the video below:


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For information on how to edit the dimensions of a sketch, visit Editing sketch dimensions.

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