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#newbie : how to modify a Cirlce to an Ellipse

Hi !
I'm banging my head against the wall because i can't do something that should be very simple ...
I want to modify a circle into an ellipse, keeping the most upper point fixed of the shape fixed; simply put, elongating the shape downwards.

I created 2 construction lines and added "contained" constraints to the circumference--- i can't seem to find the "circumference is a circle" constraint, so when I make the vertical line longer it makes it an ellipse.

Thank you for your help !


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,835
    You can’t make a circle into an ellipse. But you can make an ellipse into a circle - use the specific ellipse entity type, found in the drop down under the circle icon in sketch. 
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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