Plane dialog-box

Add Plane to Plane:  Offset from Plane

Dialog-AddPlane-Offset

Red-14-1b New Plane: Plane6

Red-14-2 Plane Definition: Offset from Plane

Red-14-4 Element - the element you select as a reference for the Plane Definition


Parameter to edit:

Red-14-3 Distance to New Plane

Edit the offset of the new Plane from the Plane(Front) in the Element selection-box


Notes:

The Origin of the new Plane is

normal and parallel with selected Plane
on the Z-axis of the selected Plane

Add Plane : Angle from Line

Dialog-AddPlane-LineAxis

Red-14-1b New Plane: Plane7

Red-14-2 Plane Definition: Angle from Line

Red-14-4 Element - the element you select as a reference for the Plane Definition


Parameters to edit:

Red-14-5 Move to end-Point from Start-Point : of the Line that is in the Element box.

Note: You must click this check-box when you want to add a Bevel Gear-Pair

Red-14-3 Rotational Axes

Rotate around X-axis : Rotate the new Plane around the active X-axis direction of the new Plane
Rotate around Y-axis : Rotate the new Plane around the active Y-axis direction of the new Plane
Rotate around Z-axis : Rotate the new Plane around the active Z-axis direction of the new Plane

Notes:

Default Origin of the new Plane : the start-Point of the selected Line ; coincident with the Mechanism-Plane

Default X-axis: from the start-Point to the end-Point of the selected Line.

Related topics

Add Plane - Model-Editor

Add Plane - Mechanism-Editor

How to open a dialog-box

How to edit a parameter

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