Parallel Curve (with Distance)

Toolbar / Icon:
Menu: Draw > Ellipse > Parallel Curve (with Distance)
Shortcut: E, C
Commands: ellipseoffset | ec


With this tool you can create one or multiple parallel curves with a given distance to an existing ellipse.


  1. Enter the distance of the parallel curves from the original base ellipse in the options toolbar.
  2. Enter the number of parallel curves to create in the options toolbar.
  3. Click the base ellipse. The concentric curve(s) are created on that side on which the mouse cursor is located while clicking the base ellipse.