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How to rotate a sketch element ?

jean_didierjean_didier Member Posts: 28
I'm trying to rotate a square and i can not find a rotate tool, am I missing something ?

Best Answers


  • david_zdavid_z Member Posts: 2
    There's an easier workaround: Use the circular pattern tool to create an instance of the shape at the angle you want. You will have to create extra instances of the shape at angles you don't want, temporarily. Apply the circular pattern and simply select and delete all instances of the shape which are not at the correct angle. This worked well for me on a shape imported from a DXF which was not fully constrained and would not work with the method described above. It also does not require removing any constraints.
  • 3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,443 PRO
    ..We don't yet have a dedicated rotation tool for sketching..

    Today, we do have dedicated transform / rotation tool for sketch - hopefully soon it will get numeric movements and snaps to existing geometry.
  • wallywally Member Posts: 2
    Is this rotation tool available yet?
  • Paul_J_PremakumarPaul_J_Premakumar Member, Onshape Employees Posts: 161
    Hi Wally, 

     You can use the sketch transformation tool : https://cad.onshape.com/help/Content/transform-sketch.htm

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