This command draws a circle, taking a center point and a radius.

Give the command. You are now in “circle mode”. You are prompted to click on the drawing to position the first point which will be the center of the circle, or you may type in a coordinate pair, such as: 120,79. After you enter the first point, you will be prompted for the radius. If you move your mouse, a “rubber-band” circle will be displayed showing the circle to be created. After you click or enter coordinates for the radius, the circle is created.


  • center point
  • radius

Calling the command

This command can be called by the following means:

  • From the menu Draw>Basic>Circle
  • Typing the command: 'circle' or 'circ'.

commands/circle.txt · Last modified: 2010/03/16 15:44 (external edit)