# POLYGON command

Creates a closed polyline in the shape of a polygon.

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Alias: POL

## Description

Creates a closed polyline in the shape of an equal-sided polygon. Options allow you
to specify the center, number of sides, edge length and angle, and the distance from
the center to the vertex or midpoint of an edge.

## Methods to begin a polygon

This command has 1 method to begin creating a polygon:

- Set number of sides

- Set number of sides
- Begin creating a polygon by specifying the number of sides between 3 and 1024 then:
- Set center of polygon
- Specify the center point of the polygon.
- Select midpoint of side
- Specify the location of the midpoint of a polygon line segment. The location of the midpoint defines the size and angle of the polygon.

## Additional options within the POLYGON command

After you begin creating a polygon, the following options may be available.

- Width of line
- Specify the width of the polygon line segments. All segments have the same width.
- Multiple Polygons
- Create multiple polygons with the same size and orientation when using the Set center of polygon option. Continue placing polygons until you press Enter to end the command.
- Specify by Edge
- Specify the endpoints of one edge of the polygon to define its size and angle.
- Specify by Vertex
- Specify the location of a vertex of the polygon. The location of the vertex defines the size and angle of the polygon.