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Ok, what is happening

David_LaPointDavid_LaPoint Member Posts: 10
edited March 2018 in Drawings
You know, I just don't understand why this program can't do simple math.  240+120+120+180+180+180+180+240=1440, right??? Well apparently not, because for 3 hours I've been trying to convince this program to accept simple rectangles fitting into another rectangle. I mean come on, i think your program is WAY too picky when it comes to this kinda stuff.  why does it take three hours to get nowhere with your program. I've spent a total of over 200 on it and I can't put rectangles into other rectangles without them breaking. thats dumb



  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,792
    @David_LaPoint there is a lot going on in this sketch. You have equal constraints and dimensions that are conflicting. Try removing some of them.

  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,638 PRO

    OS is doing a pretty good job in showing that there are problems.  You have driving (black) , driven (grey) and conflicting (red) dimensions going on there. 

    Similar deal on the lines.  Constrained (black), unconstrained (blue) and conflicting (red).

    As you say its a simple sketch so the good news is once you're up to speed that'll only take a few minutes tops to draw.

    Shout if you have questions :)


    Owen S.

    Business Systems and Configuration Controller
    HWM-Water Ltd
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