Line - Geometric Object


The Line object allows the user to draw a line.  The user can configure the Line color, rotate the object, and change its thickness and line style.

Properties and Functions


  • Name
  • Size
  • Location
  • Line Position
  • ZIndex
  • Draggable


  • Angle
  • Thickness
  • Line Style
  • HotKey
  • Is Enabled
  • Is Visible
  • ToolTip


  • .X1
  • .X2
  • .Y1
  • .Y2

The above properties and functions can be configured using the Property Window when the object is selected but they can also be changed during runtime using a script.  The script must be on the same screen as the object is located and they can be accessed by the name of the object (i.e. objName.Angle = objName.Angle + 1; )

Inserting a Line

To create a new Line in the Graphics Document:

  1. Click the “Line” option in the Ribbon.
  2. Place the mouse pointer where you want to create the Line.
  3. Click to create the new Line.

Script Events

The Line object provides several script events for the user.

  • Mouse Up
  • Mouse Down
  • Mouse While
  • Mouse Right Up
  • Mouse Right Down
  • Mouse Double Click


It is possible to configure different permissions per profile for this object.  For further information, please check the Security white paper.