Draw lines specifying length and angle

This function in QGIS allows for CAD-like drafting.

Go to View menu>Toolbars and show “Advanced Digitizing Panel”

advanced draw

Click the “Add feature” icon and click the start point on the map.

type the “d” key on your keyboard and enter the distance. press enter. This will set the distance.

type the “a” key on your keyboard and enter the angle. press enter. This will set the angle of the line.

 

 

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