# Ellipse

The **Ellipse** command draws a closed elliptical curve.

## Insert an ellipse

Steps:

- Pick the center.
- Pick the end of the first axis.
- Pick the end of second axis.

Ellipse

## Command-line options

**Default**

Creates the ellipse from the center, first axis, and second axis.

**Deformable**

Daws a NURBS approximation of the curve will be created with the degree and number of points you specify.

**PointCount**Sets the number of control points in the curve.

**Vertical**

Draws the ellipse center point and axes perpendicular to the construction plane.

**Corner**

Draws the ellipse from the corners of an enclosing rectangle.

**Corner**

Draws the ellipse from the corners of an enclosing rectangle.

**Diameter**

Draws the ellipse from points on its axes.

Steps:

- Pick the start of the first axis.
- Pick the end of the first axis.
- Pick the end of the second axis.

**FromFoci**

Draws the ellipse from focus points and a point on the curve.

**MarkFoci**Places a point object at the focus locations.

**AroundCurve**

Draws the ellipse around a curve.