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Super Protractor

No drafting set is complete without a protractor to draw circles. Morpholio has supercharged this tool for the best drawing app for iPad, transforming it into a Super Protractor that not only helps you draw perfect, scaled circles–it also draws ellipses, arcs, and radial, too!

Architecture and interior design plan drawing by Ayesha Isahac.

How to Get Started with the Super Protractor

Step 1. Draw Perfect Circles

Tap the Super Protractor button to turn on the Super Protractor. You can use this tool to draw perfect and precise circles.

Pro Tip
You can also add a center dot by drawing in the center of your Super Protractor.

Super Protractor

Step 2. Set Your Diameter or Radius

Set the toggle to radius or diameter. Then, input your desired distance.

Super Protractor

Step 3. Draw an Ellipse

Tap and drag any of the Yellow Dots around the protractor's edge to create an ellipse. To reset your protractor to a circle, double-tap the tool with one finger.

Super Protractor

Step 4. Arcs & Radial Lines with Assist

To draw arcs and radial lines toward the center of your protractor anywhere in your drawing space, tap the gear and then turn "Assist" on.

Pro Tip
If you set the protractor at the pivot point of any door in a plan, you can quickly draw the door and swing.

Super Protractor

Step 5. Lock Protractor

If you want to lock the placement and size of the protractor so it doesn't move when you pan or zoom or out, tap the Lock button.

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How To Video

Enjoy this how to video highlighting how to get started with the Super Protractor.

Additional Resources

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Version: 5.3

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