POLYGON
 
 
 
Quick Reference

Creates an equilateral closed polyline.

Access Methods

Button

 Ribbon: Home tabDraw panelPolygonNot available on the ribbon in the current workspace.
 Menu: DrawPolygonNot available in menus in the current workspace
 Toolbar: Draw 

List of Prompts

The following prompts are displayed.

Enter number of sides <current>: Enter a value between 3 and 1024 or press ENTER

Specify center of polygon or [Edge]: Specify a point (1) or enter e

Center of Polygon

Defines the center of the polygon.

Enter an option [Inscribed in circle/Circumscribed about circle] <current>: Enter i or c or press ENTER

Inscribed in Circle

Specifies the radius of a circle on which all vertices of the polygon lie.

Specify radius of circle: Specify a point (2) or enter a value

Specifying the radius with your pointing device determines the rotation and size of the polygon. Specifying the radius with a value draws the bottom edge of the polygon at the current snap rotation angle.

Circumscribed about Circle

Specifies the distance from the center of the polygon to the midpoints of the edges of the polygon.

Specify radius of circle: Specify a distance

Specifying the radius with your pointing device determines the rotation and size of the polygon. Specifying the radius with a value draws the bottom edge of the polygon at the current snap rotation angle.

Edge

Defines a polygon by specifying the endpoints of the first edge.

Specify first endpoint of edge: Specify a point (1)

Specify second endpoint of edge: Specify a point (2)

You can specify the different parameters of the polygon including the number of sides. The difference between the inscribed and circumscribed options is shown.