Feature Drawing
Intermediate



CIRCLEXY

Description
Draw a circle around a given coordinate.
Uses 4 to 6 comma-delimited parameters.
Syntax
CIRCLEXY 1,2,3,4[,5,6]

The CIRCLEXY command has these parts:

Parameter Description
1 X coordinate of center point (in.)
2 Y coordinate of center point (in.)
3 Radius of circle (in.)
4 Degree increment used to compute circle (degs)
5 [Optional]
a. Fill pattern if NO parameter 6
b. Parameter 6 tick mark control:
    • 0 = No ticks
    • > 0 = Tick marks every field 9°
6 [Optional] Length of tick marks (in.)
Remarks
MicroCAM fill patterns and codes

bm24

An empty numeric parameter field = 0.

PEN color used to draw circle must be 1 for fill pattern to work. Also, the fill pattern stops at solid lines.

Example

CIRCLEXY 4,-3,.25,5,15
Draw a 0.25" radius circle filled with pattern 15 at 4",-3", using a 5 degree increment around the circle.


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