Direct distance entry enables you to draw a line, wall, etc. by pointing in a the required direction with the cursor and entering a distance.
How does it work?
In this example, you will draw a horizontal line with a length of 1200 mm.
Specify the first point for the line with a click.
Move the cursor to the right of the first point. Try to keep the cursor line direction within a few degrees of the horizontal.
Hold the cursor in this position and enter 1200 at the keyboard and press ENTER.
The line or wall is drawn, 1200 mm long and in the direction you were pointing.