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Pop Quiz - Two lines with horizontal constraints are not parallel

owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,438 PRO
Hi Folks.

Pop Quiz.

Both these highlighted sketch entities have horizontal constraints, and yet they're not parallel, how is this possible? B)

Owen S.
Production Engineer
HWM-Water Ltd


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,531
    Are they working you hard there @owen_sparks? Different sketch planes obvs!

    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,438 PRO
    Yes to both. ;)
    Also you're disqualified. :p

    This was my favorite take away from Cody's webinar yesterday.  By setting up a sketch plane from a mate connector instead of the more usual face of the part we can rotate our local coordinate system such that our horizontal and vertical constraints function as we wish, in this case relative to the edges of the part, not world space.  Webinar attendance justified on that one nugget alone.

    Cheers, Owen S. 
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,438 PRO
    @konstantin_shiriazdanovThanks for that, it's currently working it's way around the office!
    Owen S.

    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • konstantin_shiriazdanovkonstantin_shiriazdanov Member Posts: 931 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I beleved it should be a well known video, they have also one about right angle)
  • philip_thomasphilip_thomas Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,373
    ^^^ This is my life and I am pretty sure that I have been in these meetings! :)
    Philip Thomas - Onshape
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