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Converting Segment to Smooth Arc

The Optimize by Smooth Arc tool creates an arc segment between two points in a path.

  1. Select the Optimize by Smooth Arc tool.

    The Optimize by Smooth Arc tab appears in DesignCentral.

  2. On the path, click the point where the arc will begin.
  3. Click the point where the arc will end.
  4. Drag the start and end points over the path and the center of the arc to adjust the shape of the arc, or adjust the Diameter in DesignCentral.

    Press Tab to select the direction of the arc.

    Press Tab to select the direction of the arc

    Optimized path

  5. Click Apply or double-click anywhere inside the design area.

See Also

Editing Paths

Straightening Lines

Aligning Points and Segments Horizontally or Vertically

Aligning Points and Segments to an Angle

Spacing Points

Repeating Paths

Acquiring and Applying Length and Angle

Rounding Corners

Sharpening Corners

Converting Segment into a Curve

Converting Segment to 3-Point Arc

Converting Segment to Arc

Eliminating Extra Points

Removing One Point

Adding One Point

Removing Self-Intersections

Changing Starting Point

Separating to Closed Paths

Separating to Open Paths

Breaking Paths

Joining Paths

Converting Corners to Right Angle

Removing Tiny Objects