To enter Side Lengths and draw diagram, enter length and use direction buttons (arrows) or keyboard cursor keys
to draw the side. Hit Q to remove the last entered side, and C to close the diagram.
You can enter multiple length sides in same direction, but cannot go back (against) the previous direction, cross or intersect any other side.
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The current distance (X and Y) to start point is displayed below the Side Length entry. Draw a side at 1 of the lengths displayed to get back to a point horizontally or vertically
so you can close the diagram. If the last drawn side end is in line with the start point (not diagonal), hit C to auto add the last side and close the diagram.
Clicking the X or Y entry will enter its length into the Side Length box. You can then hit the appropriate direction button and then C key to close the diagram.
Check Splay Internal Edges to splay internal footing edges at 45° (see drawing).
Left click in diagram, hold button down and drag to measure dimensions and area at full scale.
To fine tune Slider Controls click to select and use ◄ ►
(cursor) keyboard keys.
Open new window containing only diagram images in current page ↓ This will better fit printed page. Printing to Scale Help
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