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Random Challenge #2 - Ingenious uses for Symmetric Constraint

andrew_troupandrew_troup Member, Mentor Posts: 1,584 ✭✭✭✭
edited December 2015 in Using Onshape
Here's one to kick things off.

It's often desirable to position mounting holes equidistant from several nearby edges.

Here's a versatile method which demonstrates how a single symmetric constraint can be used to shift the edges, rather than the hole. 

(It can be used in either case:  it moves whatever is not already fixed)

This method also works not just in the usual scenario shown, when those edges are at right angles, but equally well for acute or obtuse included angles  :




It would be good to see what uses other people have found for this versatile constraint
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