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CAD drafting Rotate 6 Hotkeys: CTRL+E

CAD software Rotate 7Command line: RO, ROTATE

The command rotates the selected objects to a specified angle around the specified point.

Command options:


Opens the additional options to select objects.


Rotates a copy of the selected object.

Reference angle

Specifies the angle from the reference angle.


Specifies the angle from the reference angle to the line specified by two points.


Selection of objects

Specifying a reference line by two points

Specifying rotation angle


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Command prompts:

Select objects or [?]:

Select objects. Press ENTER when the selection is finished.

Specify base point:

Specify a base point.

Specify rotation angle or [Copy/Reference angle]:

Select the Copy option.

Specify rotation angle or [Copy/Reference angle]:

Select the Reference angle option.

Specify the reference angle:

Specify a first point of reference.

Specify second point:

Specify a second point of reference.

Specify the new angle or [Points]:

Specify the angle.

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