FAQ 004685 | How can I model a line perpendicular to the next line from a particular node?

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How can I model a line perpendicular to the next line from a particular node?

Answer

The "Rotate" and "Extend Line" functions are suitable for this purpose:

  • Rotate a line adjacent to the corresponding node by 90 degrees (shortcut menu: Rotate).
  • Extend a new line from member start/end using the "Extend Line" function (shortcut menu) up to the next line.
Figure 01 - 90 Degree Rotation and Extension

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