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    Default Combine two circles into one shape?

    If I have two overlapping circles of different sizes, how do I get rid of the two overlapping arcs and make it into one closed shape (like the mastercard logo's outline).

    For autocad LT

    If there are tutorials on how to make other non basic shapes, please point me to them. Thanks.

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    If I understand u correctly, you have 2 circles, same dia. that are slightly overlapping and u want to join them with none of the arcs in between showing? In that case, its simple: TRIM. Pick and trim until you got the look you want. It would look something like a figure 8 when your done. If your trying to shade them with two different colors then this would require a different approach.

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    Raider's method would give you one closed area but not one entity. To turn a "shape" into a single entity (polyline) you could use the BOUNDARY command, picking points inside areas to include in a bounding polyline. REGION would also work; not sure if LT has that command.

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    yeah I forgot about the BOUNDARY command. I went back and tried to draw the image and ended up doing a BOUNDARY, some exploding and using PEDIT/JOIN to get the image right.

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    Is this what your trying to do?

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    Yes, except I want the whole thing to be one entity/area/color.
    Thanks everyone for all the help.

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