Creating Perpendicular Lines


The Line Perpendicular From Point command draws a perpendicular or radial line from a selected point on an existing object in the drawing.

Select the location of the perpendicular point and then specify a distance by picking two points or entering a value.

To create a perpendicular or radial line

  1. Click Home tabDraw panelLine drop-downCreate Line Perpendicular From Point.At the Command prompt, enter LinePerpendicular.
  2. Select the arc or line object to extend the line from.
  3. Specify the point on the object where the line will extend from.
  4. Specify a distance by either clicking in the drawing or entering a distance.


Home tab Draw panel Line drop-down Create Line Perpendicular From Point


Lines/Curves menuCreate LinesLine Perpendicular From Point

Command Line