Rounded Rectangle

You can use the Home | Insert | Rounded Rectangle or Features | Insert | Rounded Rectangle command to create a rounded rectangle or square in the plot document.

 

To draw a rounded rectangle:

  1. Click the Home | Insert | Rounded Rectangle command.

  2. The cursor changes to a cross hair to indicate drawing mode.

  3. Press and hold the left mouse button at one corner of the rounded rectangle.

  4. Drag the mouse to the opposite corner of the rounded rectangle. The size of the rounded rectangle appears in the status bar as it is drawn. You can draw a rounded rectangle out from the center rather than corner to corner by holding down the SHIFT key.

  5. Release the left mouse button when the rounded rectangle is the preferred size and shape.

  6. Press the ESC key or click another tool button to end draw mode.

 

To draw a rounded square:

 

Drawing Tips

 

Rounded Rectangle Properties

Rounded rectangle properties are edited in the Properties window. Click on the rounded rectangle to select it. The rounded rectangle properties contain the following pages:

 

Fill Page

The Fill page allows you to customize the rounded rectangle Fill properties.

 

Line Page

The Line page allows you to customize the rounded rectangle Line properties.

 

Info Page

The Info page for a rounded rectangle displays the Coordinate System, Perimeter, and Area.

 

 

See Also

Polygon

Rectangle

Selecting objects

Line properties

Fill properties

Info properties

Properties window