Creating Circle Tangent to Three Shapes
Select three shapes located on the drawing to create a circle tangent to these shapes.
Selectable shapes are lines, polylines, infinite lines, rays, circles, arcs, ellipses, elliptical arcs and B-Splines.
- Point [Circle] on [Shape] menu, and click [3-Tangent Circle].
Then you will be able to create a 3-tangent circle.
||You can enter into the 3-tangent circle creating status by clicking on [Shape] toolbar.
- Click the first shape.
- Click the second shape.
- Click the third shape.
Moving the cursor on the drawing displays a rubber band (temporally displayed shape) of a 3-tangent circle that can be created according to the cursor position.
- Click the position (select point) where a rubber band for 3-tangent circle to be created is displayed.
A 3-tangent circle will be created at the position where the rubber band is displayed.
||You can specify the select point by inputting X and Y coordinates in [Select Point] box on Command Window.