The tangent command is used to draw a tangent to the selected arc or circle from the specified points .

Location of Tangent Command

You can access the tangent command from the ribbon menu, Drawings tab, Snap.

Usage Steps

  • Click the Drawings/Snap/Tangent icon in the Ribbon menu .

  • Select arc or circle.

  • Determine the point to draw the tangent.

  • A tangent to the selected arc or circle will be drawn from the clicked point.

Usage step

Choosing the circle

Determining the point to be drawn tangent to the circle

Drawing the tangent