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where I can find arc shape tool? There is no such. Only elipse and pie. Why it is not as easy as in CorelDRAW -- moving the control point inside elipse/circle creates pie, moving outside creates arc?

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Use the donut shape, set the Hole Radius to 100%

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Take a look at the settings from the context bar above the workspace.

They produce this arc...

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11 hours ago, NNN said:

Why it is not as easy as in CorelDRAW

Oh but it is. I just opened CorelDraw (2017), to refresh my memory. To access the Arc tool, you need to select the Ellipse tool. Then on the context toolbar at the top, you have 3 options. The Ellipse, Pie, and Arc. However you can create an Arc with any of them. With Shape tool selected, click on a node and drag the node around the circumference. If your mouse is on the outside, an Arc is created, ie; it's not closed. If on the inside a closed shape is created. Any of the 3 choices can produce the other two. Use the Arc tool, and you can create a Pie or Ellipse.

With Designer, use the Pie tool, then with the Node tool, drag the middle red node towards the outside, and you have an Arc.

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2 hours ago, Ron P. said:

To access the Arc tool, you need to select the Ellipse tool. Then on the context toolbar at the top, you have 3 options. The Ellipse, Pie, and Arc. However you can create an Arc with any of them. With Shape tool selected, click on a node and drag the node around the circumference. If your mouse is on the outside, an Arc is created, ie; it's not closed. If on the inside a closed shape is created.

That is what I said in my initial post.

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15 hours ago, firstdefence said:

Use the donut shape, set the Hole Radius to 100%

When the total angle is less than 360° the Donut Tool always produces a closed curve, even when the Hole Radius is 100% (so the arc doubles back on itself).

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On 1/11/2022 at 8:12 PM, Ron P. said:

Oh but it is. I just opened CorelDraw (2017), to refresh my memory. To access the Arc tool, you need to select the Ellipse tool. Then on the context toolbar at the top, you have 3 options. The Ellipse, Pie, and Arc.

I feel this is more intuitive and efficient.
Inkscape has the same option for the Ellipse tool.

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