Elliptical (Circular) Rooms

Draw circular and oval rooms.

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Click on the circle icon in the Draw group under the Home tab of the Ribbon Bar to draw a circular or oval-shaped room.

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Click on the down arrow to the right of the circle icon to choose between two options:

  • Ellipse
  • 5-Point Ellipse

To Draw an Ellipse:

  1. Left click to start drawing.
  2. Drag the mouse diagonally to increase the size of the room. The dimensions are displayed as you drag. Hold down on the Shift key while dragging the mouse to form a perfect circle.
  3. When you reach the proper sized room, left click again to finish the drawing.

To Draw a 5-Point Ellipse:

  1. Left click to draw the first point.
  2. Move the mouse to the appropriate post, and left click again to place a second point.
  3. Continue in the same way for the 3rd and 4th points.
  4. Upon placement of the 4th point, the 5th point cursor will display.
  5. Move the mouse vertically or horizontally until you have established where the 5th point should be.
  6. When you reach the proper sized room, left click again to finish the drawing.
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