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Inequality & modulus constraints?

brooks_talleybrooks_talley Member Posts: 27
Is there any way to create sketch constraints that reflect "greater than / less than" or "is a multiple of"?

Two scenarios:
  • I have two holes that need to be at least 1" apart. They can be farther apart, but they can't be closer. 
  • A spacer can be any multiple of 0.5", but making a 1.3172" spacer is prohibitive
Right now I'm just getting the sketch close and then eyeballing and adding a fixed dimension. Seems like it would be cleaner and more future proof to have OnShape solve for those.

Best Answers


  • brooks_talleybrooks_talley Member Posts: 27
    edited January 2018
    Very nice! Both of those are super useful. Is there a way to define a variable from a driven dimension? In the second example, if I could just define #x as the measured distance between two lines, I'd be in business.
  • brooks_talleybrooks_talley Member Posts: 27
    Fantastic -- those pieces assemble to exactly what I need. Thanks!
  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 1,131 ✭✭✭✭✭
    No problem.
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