Sketcher > Creating Sketcher Geometry > Creating Geometry with the Offset Edge Option > To Sketch an Offset Edge
To Sketch an Offset Edge
After you sketch an offset edge, you can move it by dragging it in the sketch window.
1. Click Sketch > Offset. The Type dialog box opens.
2. Select an edge type.
When offsetting tangent edges, use the Chain option.
To use the entire edge to create an offset entity, you must create an untrimmed offset edge from a single edge.
3. Select one or more appropriate entities or edges to offset.
* For the Chain option, use the CHOOSE menu to change selections.
4. To offset the edge in the direction of the arrow, type a positive value. To offset the edge in the opposite direction, type a negative value.
5. Press ENTER or click . An offset entity is created.