Here's a fast way to create a semi circle in Figma:

  1. Use the O shortcut to activate the ellipse tool
  2. Hold Shift while you click and drag out an ellipse on the canvas
  3. Click + next to Stroke in the Properties Panel and increase the stroke for visibility
  4. Double-click inside the shape to enter vector edit mode
  5. Select one of the four main points, then Delete on your keyboard

If you'd like to close the semicircle:

  1. Type P to enable the Pen Tool
  2. Click to drop points at either end of the open semicircle

To learn more, check out this video on Vector Networks. You can also read "Introducing Vector Networks" on our blog. 

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