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Extending Centermark beyond the edges of a circle

chad_miarschad_miars Member Posts: 1
Is there a method for extending the centermark beyond the edges of a circle? The centermark feature only inserts a small 'tick' marker at the center, I am looking for a large mark, larger than the diameter of the circle.  Any help is appreciated.  

Answers

  • viruviru Member, Developers Posts: 619 ✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2016
    @chad_miars, yes you can do that with the help of 2 point center line option. When defining dimensions for a drawing, you will notice that orange snap points appear when you hover over a line or point. There are 4 types of snap points:
    • Square snap points indicate end points
    • Triangle snap points indicate midpoints
    • Diamond snap points on a quad point of a circle or arc indicate one of the quadrants of the circle (User need to select diamond snap for defining center line for circle)
    • Circle snap points indicate an arc or circle's center
    Please refer below video for more detail.





  • Haibing_WangHaibing_Wang Member Posts: 14 PRO
    But when you have say 20 of these center marks, this is very time consuming, any other solutions?
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,716 PRO
    No, not really

    If it is a single part (not assembly)  then you can add them in a sketch in your part studio and show sketch in the drawing view.

    Only slightly faster due to being able to sketch and constraints being quicker is partstudios
  • marc_nelson875marc_nelson875 Member Posts: 1 EDU
    I agree!  Not an ideal situation to draw every line in individually. 


    <pulls out T-square and triangles>

    Enhancement request time!
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