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You are in "2D" mode. This means you are restricting Mastercam to only draw at a specific "Z Depth", in whichever Plane is currently active. (This is known as the active "Construction Plane".)

Easy solution is to Right-Click, and click the "2D" button in the Right-click menu. This will toggle to "3D" mode. When you click on the endpoints of the two lines, Mastercam will start the depth at the Z position of the first point you click on.

The other option (better if you want to draw multiple entities at the same depth), is to Right-click, and click the letter "Z", in the Right-click menu (attributes panel). This puts you into "depth selection mode", and Mastercam will prompt you to select a point of geometry, to set a new depth. Simply click on either endpoint of the two lines, and you'll notice that the "screen grid", will move to a new depth.

In addition to pressing the "Z" button, you can simply type in a new Z depth manually as well.

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