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 Isometric Symbol Font - Building the Character Set - page 4
Step 10
Another essential tool is a full set of ellipses. Create an 8.00-inch circle, convert to curves, add the nodes and copy it. Go to the page/symbol # indicated in the table and paste and apply the vertical scale using the Transform Docker.

 Page # Symbol # Transformation 10 042 5 degree ellipse = 10% vertical scale. 11 043 10 degree ellipse = 18% vertical scale. 12 044 15 degree ellipse = 26% vertical scale. 13 045 20 degree ellipse = 34% vertical scale. 14 046 25 degree ellipse = 42% vertical scale 15 047 30 degree ellipse = 50% vertical scale. 16 048 35 degree ellipse = 56.6% vertical scale. 17 049 40 degree ellipse = 63% vertical scale. 18 050 45 degree ellipse = 70% vertical scale. 19 051 50 degree ellipse = 76% vertical scale. 20 052 55 degree ellipse = 79% vertical scale. 21 053 60 degree ellipse = 83% vertical scale. 22 054 65 degree ellipse = 88% vertical scale. 23 055 70 degree ellipse = 94% vertical scale. 24 056 80 degree ellipse = 97% vertical scale. 25 057 90 degree ellipse = the perfect circle.
Step 11
Ever notice how many times you have to create an angle or extrusion from scratch? While none of the following are going to be in isometric, their use will be clear at the end of this series.
Go to page 26, Symbol 058 to begin the angle/extrusion series.
We will start with an “L” extrusion. Create a rectangle 0.50 inches across by 8.00 inches high.
Duplicate, rotate 90.00 degrees, and snap into place.
Weld together, delete any extra nodes and make sure that all of the segments are straight lines. Duplicate and move it completely off the page so it is available on future pages. Copy the symbol.

Step 12
Now create an “L” angle with a normal bend radius. Go to page 27, Symbol #059 and paste.

Use the Node Edit Tool to add nodes, curve and smooth the segments.

Duplicate and move it completely off the page so it is available on all future pages.

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