Line Tool

The Line tool is is one of the most important tools in CATIA, both in and out of the sketch workbench. Lines can be used to construct planes, shafts, guides for multi-section solids and so on.

Click on the Line icon:

After pressing the Line icon, this dialogue box will appear:

Here you can create a line using various options, which are:

Each method of creating a line needs specific geometrical features for it to work. On the bottom left of the screen there will be a text prompt telling you what the next step is. This is very useful in helping to select the next element, depending on the line type you are making: