Quick Reference

Creates a line that starts at a point and continues to infinity.

Access Methods


 Ribbon: Home tabDraw panelRayNot available on the ribbon in the current workspace
 Menu: DrawRayNot available in menus in the current workspace


The ray is extended to the edge of the display in the direction defined by the starting point and the through point. The prompt for a through point is redisplayed so you can create multiple rays. Press Enter to end the command.

Lines that extend to infinity in one direction, known as rays, can be used as references for creating other objects.

List of Prompts

The following prompts are displayed.

Specify start point: Specify a point (1)

Specify through point: Specify a point for the ray to pass through (2)