SKETCH (Command)

Creates a series of freehand line segments.


Sketching is useful for creating irregular boundaries or for tracing with a digitizer. Specify the object type (line, polyline, or spline), increment, and tolerance before sketching.

The following prompts are displayed.


Creates a sketch.


Specifies the object type for the sketch line. (SKPOLY system variable)

  • Line
  • Polyline
  • Spline

Defines the length of each freehand line segment. You must move the pointing device a distance greater than the increment value to generate a line. (SKETCHINC system variable)


For Splines, specifies how closely the spline’s curve fits to the freehand sketch. (SKTOLERANCE system variable)