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This example creates concentric Circles on different Layers in a DraftSight drawing.
  1. Start DraftSight.
  2. Using the following form, specify the colors for the Circles and their center point:
    1. Select a color for:
      • Innermost Circle
      • Circle next to innermost Circle
      • circle next to outermost Circle
      • Outermost Circle
    2. Insert the center point:
  1. Select Center point coordinates.
  2. Type the x, y, and z coordinates for the center point of the Circles.
  3. Click Insert.

  4. - or -
  1. Select Center point in drawing.
  2. Click Insert.
  3. Click anywhere in the drawing to insert the center point for the Circles.
  1. Select Format > Layer.
  2. To hide the Circle on the Center Layer, click the button in its Show column once, possibly twice, and click OK.
  3. Examine the drawing to verify that the Circle on the Center Layer is hidden.
  4. To show the Circle on the Center Layer, select Format > Layer.
  5. Click the button in the Show column for the Center Layer once, possible twice, and click OK.
  6. Examine the drawing to verify that the Circle on the Center Layer is visible.


  • The coordinates of the center point and the colors of the Circles are printed to Output. Errors are also printed to Output.
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Innermost Circle:
Circle next to innermost Circle:
Circle next to outermost Circle:
Outermost Circle:
Center point coordinates     
    X: Y: Z:
Center point in drawing



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