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Finding the length of an Arc w/ Lengthen - Part 3
*Applies to: AutoCAD R14, 2000, 2000i, 2002, 2004 and 2005*

This is the third tip in a series of ways to find a length of an Arc.  This is the most frequent method for getting the length of an Arc in R14 and newer releases.  This example shows how to find the length of an Arc with the List command.

Step 1 -  Type in List at the command line and press {ENTER}.

Step 2 -  Select the Arc object and press {ENTER}.  The Arc information will be displayed on the screen.  At the end of the object information will be the length of the Arc.

Command Line:
Command: list (or li)
Select objects: 1 found
Select objects:
                                       ARC              Layer: 0
                            Space: Model space
            Handle = 4C
  center point, X= 7.4320 Y= 1.4011 Z= 0.0000
  radius 4.9382
    start angle 33
     end angle 172
  length 11.9229