TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular

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TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular.svg TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Centerlines/Threading → Add Cosmetic Perpendicular Line
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionLineParallel


The TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicular tool adds a cosmetic line perpendicular to another line through a vertex.

TechDraw ExtensionLinePerpendicularExample.png

On the right an added cosmetic perpendicular line


  1. Optionally specify the line attributes with the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select a straight edge to determine the direction and the length of the line.
  3. Select a vertex to determine the position of the line.
  4. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
  5. A cosmetic line is added.