TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine

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TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine

Menu location
TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → Shorten Line
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
TechDraw ExtensionExtendLine


The TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine tool shortens a cosmetic line or centerline at both ends.

TechDraw ExtensionShortenLineExample.png

On the right a centerline shortened at both ends


  1. Optionally specify the delta distance with the TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes.svg TechDraw ExtensionSelectLineAttributes tool.
  2. Select a single cosmetic line or centerline.
  3. There are several ways to invoke the tool:
    • Press the TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine button.
    • Select the TechDraw → Extensions: Attributes/Modifications → TechDraw ExtensionShortenLine.svg Shorten Line option from the menu.
  4. The line is shortened at both ends.