Toolbar / Icon:
Menu: Modify > Stretch
Shortcut: S, S
Commands: stretch | ss


This tool stretches contours and dimension entities. This can also be described as moving all endpoints within a given rectangular area.


  1. Set the first corner of the stretch area.
  2. Set the second corner of the stretch area.
  3. Set the reference point for the translation using the mouse or enter a coordinate in the command line.
  4. Set the target point.