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Using midpoint to align entities

I cannot seem to make 'midpoint' work in any useful manner.  If I select a tool, selecting the midpoint tool deselects the first tool.  For example:

1. I draw a construction line perpendicular to a line segment.  I want to align (move) the construction line onto the midpoint of the line segment.  Nothing works.
2. I want to draw a 3 point arc with the center of the arc aligned with the midpoint of a line segment.  Any attempt to select the arc and the midpoint cancels the arc selection.  Same with a circle.

How can this be accomplished?


  • glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member Posts: 351 ✭✭✭
    Select a point on the object you want to move then the line for midpoint ref. then use midpoint tool.

    Or select the midpoint tool then the line and center point of circle. Arc/line is already drawn.
    no need to hunt down mid point of construction line.

    Mid point isn't always selectable when drawing an object.

  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 1,981 PRO
    fun note here, midpoint also works if you select 3 points. It'll make them all fall on a line with one in the center.
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
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