# How do you draw a tangent line in Catia?

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## How do you construct a tangent line?

Point to Tangents on a Circle

1. Draw a line connecting the point to the center of the circle.
2. Construct the perpendicular bisector of that line.
3. Place the compass on the midpoint, adjust its length to reach the end point, and draw an arc across the circle.
4. Where the arc crosses the circle will be the tangent points.

## How do you draw a tangent arc in Catia?

To draw a tangent arc between points in 3D

1. Click Tangent. You can sketch a line tangent to a curve or you can sketch an arc tangent to a line or curve. …
2. Switch to 3D mode: If a sketch plane is not active, press Esc. …
3. Click to set the first point of the arc. …
4. Click to set the end point of the arc.

## How do you draw a tangent to a circle in CAD?

Create a Circle Tangent to Two Objects

1. Click Drafting tab > Draw panel > Circle drop-down > Tan, Tan, Radius. The command starts Tangent object snap mode.
2. Select the first object to draw the circle tangent to.
3. Select the second object to draw the circle tangent to.
4. Specify the radius of the circle.

## How do you construct a tangent without the center?

Steps of construction:

1. Take point O and draw a circle of radius 4 cm.
2. Take any point P out side the circle.
3. Through the external point P draw a straight line PBA meet the given circle at A and B.
4. With AP as diameter , draw a semicircle.
5. Draw BC ⊥ AP, which intersects the semicircle at C.
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