Hammer Arch Properties

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The Arch primitive allows you to make complicated curved arches or circular staircases simply and quickly. The graphic preview gives an approximation of how the final arch will look with the settings chosen.

Hammer Arch Dialog.png


This button will redraw the graphic preview of the arch using the current settings.

Wall width

This is the width of the individual pieces of the arch. You can extend the arch walls outward by using a negative value here.

Number of sides

You can enter a value here between 3 and 100.


This is the number of degrees the arch will span. You can enter a value here that is between 8 and 360.


This button sets the Arc field to 360, which will generate a circular arch.

Start Angle

This lets you adjust the angle of the arch pieces, by setting the degree that the first piece is created:

Hammer Arch StartAngle.png

Add Height

This allows you to make a stepped arch (like a circular stairway). Positive values create steps upward, and negative values downward. The steps increase or decrease in a clockwise manner:.

Hammer Arch AddHeight.png

Related Topics

Block Tool

New Objects Bar

Reorient primitives on creation in the active 2D view in 2D Views Options