Sketcher Create3PointCircle

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Sketcher Create3PointCircle

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher geometries → Create circle by three points
Default shortcut
G 3 C
Introduced in version
See also


This tool draws a circle by picking three points on the circle outline.
When starting the tool, the mouse pointer changes to a white cross with a red circle icon. Besides are coordinates shown in real time.


  • Pick points on an empty area of the 3D view, or on an existing object (auto constraints must be active in the Task panel).
  • Pressing Esc or clicking the right mouse button cancels the function.