Extrude a pipe, circle along polyline

(1) I draw a polyline, camfer it,
(2) then try to rotate it so circle is perpendicular
(3) then try to extrude the circle along the line.
I rarely get it flush. It extrudes in all sorts of strange directions.
I wish I knew the LISP commands to do this.
Manually I get it like once every five tries.
(I'm actually using IntelliCAD 2000 which sposta be compat with AutoCAD 2000)
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why would you "try" to get it perpendicular? if you rotate 90deg on the proper axis . you would have it exact every time. I think that is your main problem here.
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longshot
Lear how to manipulate the UCS and you'll find it a lot easier.
why would you "try" to get it perpendicular? if you rotate 90deg on the proper axis . you would have it exact every time. I think that is your main problem here.
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Tankie43
agreed, setting up your UCS so its perpendicular to the polyline is the key for what you want to do, if you don't know how to do this I suggest you learn about the UCS inside out, as it's THE most important tool when modelling in AutoCAD.
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Remo Shiva

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