Architectural Production Software 2005

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Compatible with AutoCAD Versions: Standard compatible versions


This command draws a break line, also known as a cut line. It is automatically scaled to the scale of the drawing.

User configurable options: 

  • You may set the style and size of the break line.

See the Arch. Symbols section of the APS Configuration Utility.


Known limitations:

  • Some plotter drivers in combination with some versions of AutoCAD will not plot the full curved break line style even though it is all really there in the drawing.
  • Submit a limitation not listed.

Alternate uses:

  • None reported. If you have an alternate use for this command submit it here.




Specify first point:

Select the first point of the break line.

Select second point or [D]ist/[L]ength/direction dialog:

Orthomode is turned on for the selection of this point (you can always turn it back off with <F8> or if you want the break line slanted). Select the second point or type "D" or "L" to specify it relative to the first point using the Distance/Length & direction dialog.

-the break line is drawn-


Solutions to common questions and problems with this command

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