Sketcher CreateArc

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Sketcher CreateArc.svg Sketcher CreateArc

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher geometries → Create arc by center
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Sketcher Circle


This tool draws an arc by picking three points: the center, the start angle along the radius, and the end angle.

When starting the tool, the mouse pointer changes to a white cross with a red arc icon. The coordinates of the pointer are shown beside it in blue in real time.

The center has been selected, dragging to set the radius‎ The center and start angle have been selected, dragging to set end angle‎


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