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The Rectangle tool is used to draw rectangles. Rectangles are always created with horizontal and vertical sides, however they can be rotated in the select command.

The options described below can be found in the bottom app bar or in the control panel.

The Layer option selects the layer on which new objects are created. Selecting a layer also selects the default color, line type, and line thickness used to draw the object. These properties can be overridden using the Properties tool. Layers are also used to logically group objects within the drawing. Layers can be created, modified, and hidden in the Layer definitions settings panel.
The Construct option determines how the points that you enter are used to define the object being created. In this case there are two ways to create a rectangle:
The rectangle is defined by locating two opposite corners.
The rectangle is located by a single corner and a specified height and width. When this option is selected the Size button described below is enabled.
The Fill pattern option shows the fill options dialog, which allows you to select the pattern and color (if any) that will be used to fill the object. The dialog includes the following controls:

The Fill color menu specifies the color that is used to fill the object. The options are as follows:

No fill
The object is not filled
Use layer color
The object is filled using the color property of the object's layer
Use outline color
The object is filled using the color of the object's outline
Select a new color
An explicit color is selected for the fill using the Color Picker
[Recent colors...]
Choose from a list of colors that were recently selected in the Color Picker

The Pattern menu specifies the vector "cross hatch" pattern that is used to fill the object. If the Solid pattern is selected, the object will be filled with a solid color.

The Pattern scale value specifies the scale for vector patterns. This option is not available when the Solid pattern is selected.

The Pattern angle value specifies the rotation angle in degrees for vector patterns. This option is not available when the Solid pattern is selected.

The Size option allows you to specify an explicit values for the height and width of the rectangle. The height and width values are specified in model (real world) units when working in a scaled drawing. This option is only available when the Size construct option is selected.
The Edit Last option gives you an opportunity to modify the points used to define the last object created without leaving the current tool. This can be especially useful when using touch input because touch is an inherently imprecise way to locate points. You can use the arrow keys on the keyboard or control panel to fine-tune the location of each point. When you finish editing the object (by deselecting it) you will return to the current tool.