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    Default Drawing a parallel line to unknown angled existing line

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    In an old Ver 2000 drawing, how would one adjust the cursor parallel to an unknown angled line in that drawing so a parallel line to it could be drawn? Also, please, if there are other ways to accomplish the same. Thanks, Berol

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    Type in UCS then OB (for object). Select the inclined line. That's it. Now to reset the UCS, type in UCS then W (for World).

    Another way is to use the Parallel Osnap Option. While drawing the required line, SHIFT + Right Click and select the Parallel option there. Now move the mouse over the inclined line and you'll get a Parallel Marker. Done! Now you can continue with the parallel line.

    Moreover, you can even use the Offset command. It involves less steps than the others and is more "flexible".

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    make a line perpendicular to the first line from any point using osnap perpendicular option. now make another perpendicular line to the second line. third line is parallel to the first line
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