MAPLINESTRINGCREATE
 
 
 
Note This command applies only to geospatial features, and not to drawing objects.

Use this command to create a new LineString feature on a layer that contains LineString feature data.

To create a new LineString or MultiLineString feature

The MAPLINESTRINGCREATE command is based on the PLINE command. For more information about the prompts, see PLINE in the AutoCAD Help.

Respond to the prompts:

Specify start point:

Specify a starting point for the LineString.

Specify next point or [Arc/Length/Undo]:

Specify the next point or enter an option.

Next Point

Draws a line segment. The previous prompt is repeated.

Arc

Adds arc segments to the polyline.

Specify endpoint of arc or [Angle/CEnter/Direction/Line/Radius/Second pt/Undo]:

Specify the endpoint of the arc or enter an option. If you have already created one arc, you have the option to close the LineString. For more information about the prompts, see PLINE in the AutoCAD Help.

Length

Draws a line segment of a specified length at the same angle as the previous segment. If the previous segment is an arc, the new line segment is drawn tangent to that arc segment.

Specify length of line:

Specify a distance.

Undo

Removes the most recent segment added to the LineString.