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Arc Command
The Arc command is used to draw arcs.

The Arc command can be selected from:
  The sidebar menu.
  The Draw pull down menu.
  By entering arc at the command prompt.

The arc command prompts for input for the Center, Start Angle, End Angle and Radius of the arc.

Dimensions for the arc are prompted for in the command line, which is located below the graphics area.
The dimensions for the arc can be entered by the keyboard or by selecting points in the graphics area.

The first prompt, Arc Center: <Pick|Done>:.
  A point defining the X,Y coordinate can be selected by left clicking the mouse in the graphics area
  The keyboard can be used to input the center X,Y coordinates.
  Right mouse button click with out keyboard input will terminate the command.

Then it prompts, Start Angle: <Pick|Done>:
  A point defining the starting angle can be selected in the graphics area using the left mouse key.
  The keyboard can be used to input the starting angle.
  Right mouse button click with out keyboard input will terminate the command.

Then it prompts, End Angle: <Pick|Done>:
  A point defining the ending angle of the arc can be selected in the graphics area using the left mouse key.
  The keyboard can be used to input the ending angle.
  Right mouse button click with out keyboard input will terminate the command.

The Last prompt, Radius: <Pick|Done>:
  A point defining the radius can be selected in the graphics area using the left mouse key.
  The keyboard can be used to input the radius.
  Right mouse button click with out keyboard input will terminate the command.

The arc is now drawn in the graphics area and the command is done, an arc graphic item is added to the end of the drawing list.

The arc will be drawn in the direction (CW-clockwise or CCW-counterclockwise) that has already been selected with the setarcdir (set arc direction) command. 

Arc graphic items can be changed into polylines with the Editi command.
  The segment size is determined by the Cut Slew Speed when the conversion takes place.
  The segment will be how far the machine will travel in 3/100's of a second.


Arc command console area displayed messages during arc command execution.


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