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Draft it Help System

The complete Help system for Draft it is available on these pages.

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Perpendicular Line to Line

Available in: Pro and Architectural

This command draws a construction line perpendicular to an existing line at a given point.

Select the Perpendicular Line to Line button button and the command prompt reads:

Give Line:

Select the line to draw perpendicular to, the command prompt reads:

Give Point:

Use any of the snaps and input options to indicate the point you wish the to draw the construction line through. A line three times the width of the current page is drawn perpendicular to the selected line. This is drawn on a layer called 'Constructions' which is set to 'blue' by default.