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Specifying direction of third axis when making a plane

Lee_HeskethLee_Hesketh Member, Developers Posts: 148 ✭✭
Hello, I have created a plane with a specified normal and x. How could I orientate the plane such that the third axis, the Y axis i suppose, is pointing in a certain direction?
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  • ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 931
    If you have a specified normal and x, the y axis is always the cross product of the normal and x.  This is a consequence of the math -- so I'm not sure what you're asking here...
    Ilya Baran \ Director, Architecture and FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
  • Lee_HeskethLee_Hesketh Member, Developers Posts: 148 ✭✭
    Ah, that explains it. I thought the Y axis was an arbitrary vector that was orthogonal to x and normal. I get it now.
    There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who know binary, those who don't and those who didn't expect base 3!
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