Line from Angle

Toolbar / Icon:
Menu: Draw > Line > Line from Angle
Shortcut: L, A
Commands: lineangle | la


Use this tool to create lines with a given angle. The line is usually trimmed to the desired length after creating it.


  1. Choose the desired line type in the options toolbar.
  2. Enter the angle and length of the line in the options tool bar.
  3. In the options tool bar, choose the reference point on the line which you want to use for positioning the line. 'Start' means that the line will have its start point at the point where you position it.
  4. Place the line with the mouse or by entering a coordinate in the command line.