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sketch plane using 3 vectors

billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers Posts: 1,300 PRO
edited February 2017 in FeatureScript


Is it:

1st vector establishing sketch origin and "X" direction:


2nd vector establishes orientation:


should produce a sketch like, with dashed line being sketchX:



please tell me it's not:

and we have no control over sketchX direction.





Comments

  • ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 932
    It is your second picture if I understand correctly, but you do have control over the x direction: the plane function with two arguments is just an example.  There is a plane function that takes three arguments (the third being x).
    Ilya Baran \ Director, Architecture and FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers Posts: 1,300 PRO
    edited February 2017
    Thanks Ilya-

    I think the question should have been, Can I create a sketch anywhere with any orientation? Answer-yes.

    I created it:

    offset to the origin of my sketch:


    the normal "Z" direction of my sketch:


    and the x direction is:


    so my sketch is:


    with the long line being X and the short being Y.



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