# Sketcher CreateArcOfParabola

Sketcher CreateArcOfParabola |

Menu location |
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Sketch → Sketcher geometries → Create arc of parabola |

Workbenches |

Sketcher |

Default shortcut |

G J |

Introduced in version |

0.17 |

See also |

Sketcher CreateArcOfHyperbola |

## Description

The Sketcher CreateArcOfParabola tool creates an arc of parabola.

Arc of parabola (white) with internal geometry (dark yellow)

## Usage

See also: Drawing aids.

- There are several ways to invoke the tool:
- Press the Arc of parabola by focus, vertex, endpoints button.
- Select the
**Sketcher → Sketcher geometries → Create arc of parabola**option from the menu. - Use the keyboard shortcut: G then J.

- The cursor changes to a cross with the tool icon.
- Pick the focus of the arc (labelled 1 in the image above).
- Pick the vertex of the arc (labelled 2 in the image above).
- Pick the start point of the arc (labelled 3 or 4 in the image above).
- Pick the endpoint of the arc (labelled 3 or 4 in the image above).
- The arc of parabola is created, including a set of internal geometry.
- If the tool runs in continue mode:
- Optionally keep creating arcs.
- To finish, right-click or press Esc, or start another geometry or constraint creation tool.

## Notes

- Elements of the internal geometry can be deleted. They can be recreated at any time with Sketcher RestoreInternalAlignmentGeometry.

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