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How to specify line length, or move line by a specified distance in onshape

Theo_WordsworthTheo_Wordsworth Member Posts: 2
Hi, I'm a new Onshape user - First task is set up a company title block... 

I want to create a new line that's 10mm long, is this possible in onshape?

Similarly, I want to move an existing line by 10mm is this possible?   

Answers

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 4,233
    Hi Theo, creating drawing borders in Onshape is not so easy using the simple line tool. Since creating drawing borders is usually a one-off activity, we haven't (yet) put a lot of resource into it. The best/easiest way to do this is to either import a drawing border using DWG/DXF from your previous CAD program (if you had one) or create a sketch in a Part Studio with the correct sizes of the lines and export/import that into your drawing.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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