An ellipse has two axes - major and minor. The command can be started from the Draw menu, from a toolbar icon or by typing the EL shortcut in the command area. The center option allows for accurate positioning of an ellipse.

Ellipse

Movie - trim ellipse Ellipse Click here to play a movie showing how to place and then trim an ellipse.

Movie - trim ellipse   Ellipse This movie shows how to bisect an ellipse and hatch the resultant half.

Ellipse