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How to bisect a line
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* June 12, 2017, 06:19:17 AM
How do you bisect a line? I'm sure this is really easy if you know how. There is a bisect tool under draw, line, but I can't get it to work.

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* June 12, 2017, 08:01:54 AM
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* June 12, 2017, 08:43:17 AM
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There are several ways to do this. One of the easiest is to go to Modify>Split, place the cursor anywhere on the line to be bisected, and press M on the keyboard. (M is the keyboard shortcut for Snap to Midpoint.)

The "Bisector" in Draw>Line bisects the angle between two existing lines.

Henry H

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June 13, 2017, 01:49:32 AM
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Just a quick reminder, M (for middle Snap) will work only if the Snap mode is off.

Since there are two options to for Line Bisector:
1) By three points : that actually bisects a line as shown in attached video
2) By two lines : I don't see how this fulfills the definition of bisection, it only draws a line in the middle of two lines just as center line.  :P It intrigues me though


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