You mean when you start to drag a line and then you activate a copy?
If so, that is not truly offsetting the line.
But I don't think that is what you mean anyway.
Using the offset edge option in the pet palette is going to give an offset .
If this is what you are using then as you would have noticed the circle/ellipse does not have this option.
Why that is so I can not say.
You can however use the offset tool.
Select the tool you want to draw with.
Activate the offset tool and then magic wand on the element/s you want to offset.
Using this you can offset lines from walls or wall from lines (including circles).
I also moved your post as it did not belong in the 'Archicad +' section as that is for discussions about Archicad.
Pleas try to post in a relevant section or you may find your post just gets moved by a moderator.
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