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Editing Polylines

As you have seen so far in this chapter, polylines are complex objects consisting of a collection of arc and line segments, each possessing the additional capability of containing width information. AutoCAD, therefore, provides the PEDIT command, a command devoted to editing these complex entities. PEDIT does not differentiate between the newer, optimized polylines, and the older, pre-Release 14 polylines.

Editing Entire Polylines with PEDIT

PEDIT contains a large number of subcommands or options for the various polyline properties. To manage this large number of options, AutoCAD divides them into two groups of editing functions. The primary group operates on the polyline as a whole, while a secondary group is devoted to the vertices that mark the beginnings and ends of polyline segments. Several editing options are available for both 2D and 3D polylines. The following list outlines the primary group of PEDIT options:


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