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# relations in sketchs

franco_otaola
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hello,

i have been working for quiet a while in drawings and i keep having the same problem over and over again,

when i work in relations between different points/curves that are not fixed, when i want to make that A adapts to B to have the relation that i want with C sometimes onshape (normal because they are not fixed) do the contrary and adapts C to D to have the relation. for example as in the image some times when i try to put a point parallel to another it moves point 1 and another times point 2 i tried by when choosing the relation doing in the other sens first point 1 and then point 2 or the other way point 2 and then point 1 but it gives the same result, the only way i found to solve this problem is by fixing the point with the fixing tool (but because after some times i need to move it, this trick is a little bit annoying)

here is a image of what i mean, it is a really simple one to show what i trying to explain, i know that in this case it will be solve it by fixing the size of the rectangular part)

the relations are A and C horizontal and A and B vertical, in one case the rectangular draw "adapts" to the point A and in the other one the point A moves to fulfill the relations with B and C. is it possible to chose witch one to do (without using fix before)?

i have been working for quiet a while in drawings and i keep having the same problem over and over again,

when i work in relations between different points/curves that are not fixed, when i want to make that A adapts to B to have the relation that i want with C sometimes onshape (normal because they are not fixed) do the contrary and adapts C to D to have the relation. for example as in the image some times when i try to put a point parallel to another it moves point 1 and another times point 2 i tried by when choosing the relation doing in the other sens first point 1 and then point 2 or the other way point 2 and then point 1 but it gives the same result, the only way i found to solve this problem is by fixing the point with the fixing tool (but because after some times i need to move it, this trick is a little bit annoying)

here is a image of what i mean, it is a really simple one to show what i trying to explain, i know that in this case it will be solve it by fixing the size of the rectangular part)

the relations are A and C horizontal and A and B vertical, in one case the rectangular draw "adapts" to the point A and in the other one the point A moves to fulfill the relations with B and C. is it possible to chose witch one to do (without using fix before)?

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## Answers

5,5761,646You're fix constraint workflow may not be as restrictive as you think. You can apply the fix, then apply the constraints you care about, then delete the fix constraint by:

1. Clicking "Show constraints"

2. Clicking the fix constraint in question

3. pressing 'delete' or 'backspace' (mac/windows respectively)

I do agree with @NeilCooke though. Since your sketch should be fully defined by the end of your edits, jumpiness can be solved by adding constraints that define the geometry.

1,381!BOOM

23✭thanks to all