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Dimensioning complex curves

ihor_gernagaihor_gernaga Member Posts: 24 PRO
I'm having trouble finding the right dimensioning tool to measure complex curves. Is there an add on tool or feature that I'm missing?
Thank you.  

Comments

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,687
    Can you give an example of what you are trying to measure?
  • ihor_gernagaihor_gernaga Member Posts: 24 PRO
    These are the curves I am trying to measure.
      
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,301 PRO
    That may depend on which point on the curve you want to measure from.

    A trick I use sometimes when things get complex like this is:
    Create a sketch and draw a line between the points you want to measure. Then slap a dimension on that line.
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,687
    If that is imported geometry and you are trying to find the approx radius, create a sketch like @john_mcclary said and create a 3 point arc over each one using the midpoint of the curve as the third point then measure those. 
  • ihor_gernagaihor_gernaga Member Posts: 24 PRO
    Thank you both. I'll give it a try.
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