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How can I create a circle with a certain diameter/radius? I know there's a way, but I don't know how to.

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Here are the steps you can follow.

  1. Hit ShiftA on the keyboard.
  2. Select Circle.
  3. Hit T to activate the Tool panel.
  4. Under the "Add Circle" Header, key in the radius of the circle you need.

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Note Take care not to move the circle before you change it's radius the option would be unavailable if you moved the circle before hitting T

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The operator properties are also available in a floating panel by pressing F6 – sambler Jan 10 at 16:49

The easiest way to create a circle with a designated radius is to add the circle mesh primitive. In the characteristics panel for the primitive, it allows you to specify the radius.

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