LINE: Command

AutoCAD Command List

The LINE command allows you to create single straight lines or a chain of straight lines.

To access the Line command you can:

click on the Line button on the Draw toolbar,


click on Draw, and select Line under the Draw Menu,


type l (for line) at the Command: prompt.

--Prompt: LINE from point: Type an Absolute Coordinate, a Relative Rectangular Coordinate, a Relative Polar Coordinate, an Object Snap (Osnap), or click the LEFT mouse button in the drawing area to position the first end of the line.

--Prompt: To point: Give the location for the second end of the line.

--Prompt: To point: Either give a location for the end of the next line, attached to the last endpoint you added, or press Enter to end the line and exit the Line command.

*NOTE: You can continue to add lines to the last endpoint of the previous line until you press the Enter key twice to exit the command.

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