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Sketch constrains

Could someone tell me how to apply constraints between entities located in two different sketches?


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,023
    You would apply them in the exact same way, however the relationship can only solve in order of creation - or in other words, Sketch 1 can drive entities in Sketch 2 but not the other way around. 
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,660 PRO
    edited January 30
    Hi and welcome.

    Some will work just fine without doing anything at all.  For example I just used coincident constraint and tangent constraints on geometry on different sketches.  If your geometry isn't happy with that then have a look at the "use" function.  This will project geometry from one sketch to another, which you can then constrain to.

    Link to help file:-

    used this:- https://cad.onshape.com/help/Content/Search.htm?q=use and received no hits.  Is the search inhibiting small words?  I found what I was after another way but only because I already knew what I was looking for.  Could this be tweaked?

    Owen S.

    Business Systems and Configuration Controller
    HWM-Water Ltd
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