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FS- Using mate connector as a plane for a sketch

ben_partouchben_partouch Member Posts: 94 PRO

Can anyone please help with this? I know it's super basic. Yet I can't figure out the right code...



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    xTimRicexTimRice Member Posts: 59 PRO
    I think you’ll want to use evPlane on the mate connector: https://cad.onshape.com/FsDoc/library.html#evPlane-Context-map

    It returns a plane that you can then use in the new sketch. 
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    ben_partouchben_partouch Member Posts: 94 PRO
    Thanks Tim!

    It does't fail like before but I can't manage to see the sketch entity.

    var sketchPlane = evPlane(context, {
                    "face" : definition.location (the make connector)

            var sketch1 = newSketch(context, id + "sketch1", {
                    "sketchPlane" : qCreatedBy(makeId("face"), EntityType.FACE)
            // Create sketch entities here
            skCircle(sketch1, "circle1", {
                        "center" : vector(0, 0) * inch,
                        "radius" : definition.holeSize * 2

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    ben_partouchben_partouch Member Posts: 94 PRO
    I think I got it. Thank you @TimRice
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    NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,394
    Always use newSketchOnPlane. 
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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    ben_partouchben_partouch Member Posts: 94 PRO
    Thanks @NeilCooke!

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