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skRectangle - Question

papawopapawo Member, Developers Posts: 206 PRO
How can I create a 2d rectangle using a 2 selected points that will work in any plane?

Answers

  • kevin_o_toole_1kevin_o_toole_1 Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 414
    Given only two points, there are many different rectangles that can be created between those corners. In order to know which one to create, you first need:
    1) A plane normal (i.e. which direction does the plane of the rectangle face), and
    2) A horizontal direction (i.e. within that plane, which way do you travel from the first point to the next corner?)

    Do you have those two things? Alternatively, is is possible to instead select 3 points of the rectangle?

  • papawopapawo Member, Developers Posts: 206 PRO
    edited June 2018
    I have 2 points and a face which is use to create a plane where the rectangle is going to be sketch using the 2 points selected.
    I can get 3 points too if its needs to have. but a face needs to be selected too .
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,415 EDU
    Given only two points, there are many different rectangles that can be created between those corners. In order to know which one to create, you first need:
    1) A plane normal (i.e. which direction does the plane of the rectangle face), and
    2) A horizontal direction (i.e. within that plane, which way do you travel from the first point to the next corner?)

    Do you have those two things? Alternatively, is is possible to instead select 3 points of the rectangle?

    @kevin_o_toole_1
    Wouldn't it be possible with two points and a horizontal direction? :smile:
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
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