# How a short way to create?

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## How a short way to create?

 Hello, please help For example, I have a rectangle. On this I would like to add a rectangle. In the same length and the height for example 2. I don´t know the length in x i don´t want to measure thank you for your help Wolfgang
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## Re: How a short way to create?

 Administrator Welcome Wolfgang! There are many ways to achieve this. I would use the parallel line tool. On the top is the tool option bar, where you can enter the distance for the parallel line, when the tool is active. In this case, the distance is the height of the new rectangle. Then, with snap on endpoints active, you can draw the left and right vertical lines using the 2-points line tool. Or, if you need to have a closed rectangle, start with the parallel line too, but then use the rectangle tool with snap on endpoints active. Use the existing rectangle for the bottom left point and the right end of the parallel line as top right point of the new rectangle. At last, you can delete the parallel line again. Armin investing less than half an hour into Search function can save hours or days of waiting for a solution
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## Re: How a short way to create?

 In reply to this post by Wolfgang The tutorials or user manual will get you going. Note the top of the main forum page: Wiki, Howtos, Tutorials: https://dokuwiki.librecad.orgOnline manual: https://librecad.readthedocs.io/
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## Re: How a short way to create?

 In reply to this post by Wolfgang Armin Thank you for your Help. I´m planning furniture´s. I start with the corpus. Then I plan the wall´s and back wall… So, I have to too it very often. I know as well a lot of ways. Measure, Helping line, intercept point. But that not what I’m looking for. I look for a short way. I’m looking for a way like auto cad or draw sight: Rectangle - snap point left then right and then insert the height. Or Rectangle - snap point left - then only X snap point right - and for Y insert value. flywire - sorry what do you mean - tutorials or user manual - I haven´t found something but it is hard to use the search for my question in a foreign language ciao, wolfgang
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## Re: How a short way to create?

 Yes, a foreign language is hard to do. The tutorials and user manual have some good exercises that would help do this. You could look at youtube videos too. They are in mostly in English and I don't know about your language.
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## Re: How a short way to create?

 In reply to this post by Wolfgang In LibreCAD there is no such quick way to do it like in AutoCAD.  If you want to stick with LC it is better to accept working with the full procedure: Rectangle - snap point left - spacebar to activate command line -  @x,y - Enter. Or LordofBikes advice with parallel. Or... Maybe some day LibreCAD will have that quick way, maybe.