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drawing lines at an angle in a drawing

Henry_JohnHenry_John Member Posts: 2
I have a need to draw a line representing an angled ceiling in a 2D drawing. For example I may have a model of a chandelier specifically designed for a ceiling with a 12 degree slope, and I just want to sketch a line in the drawing that lines up with the 12 degree mounting plate on the chandelier. I can't simply add an angle to the line relative to a horizontal, and I can't define the line as parallel to the angled feature in question. As it is purely for aesthetic purposes, I just click and drag the line until it is "close enough", but I feel like there must be an easy way to just set a line to an angle in a drawing. Any thoughts?

Best Answer

  • MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 318 PRO
    edited March 31 Accepted Answer
    Here is what I usually do when working on similar projects.

    While inside your drawing:
    • Right click the drawing view
    • Click "Show/hide sketches"
    • Select a part studio sketch

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