Creates concentric circles,
parallel lines, and parallel curves.
Ribbon: Home tabModify
panelOffsetNot available on the ribbon
in the current workspace
You can offset an object at a specified distance
or through a point. After you offset objects, you can trim and extend
them as an efficient method to create drawings containing many parallel
lines and curves.
The OFFSET command repeats for convenience.
To exit the command, press Enter.
List of Prompts
The following prompts
Current settings: Erase
source = current Layer = current OFFSETGAPTYPE
Specify Offset Distanceor
a distance, enter an option, or press Enter
Creates an object at a specified distance from
an existing object.
Exits the OFFSET command.
Enters the Multiple offset mode, which repeats the
offset operation using the current offset distance.
Reverses the previous offset.
Creates an object passing through a specified point.
NoteFor best results
when you offset a polyline with corners, specify the through point
near the midpoint of a line segment, not near a corner.
Erases the source object after it is offset.
Determines whether offset objects are created on
the current layer or on the layer of the source object.