Element Explorer | Geometry-Tree

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Element Explorer | Geometry-Tree

Element-Explorer - Geometry-Tree

The Geometry-Tree shows when you start the Part-Editor.

It replaces the Kinematics-Tree.

Note: If you do not see a small  at the head of the Geometry-Tree, click Rebuild now.

Example Geometry-Tree

Example: Geometry in Element-Explorer

Example: Geometry in Element-Explorer

What is a Constraint-Loop?

A Constraint-Loop (labeled Constraints) is a list of the constraints that are between a set of sketch-elements.

If you add a Constraint between two sketch-elements in different Constraint-Loops, they combine to give one Constraint-Loop.

For example:

A Horizontal Constraint is added to Line1 is Constraint Loop #1

A Horizontal Constraint is added to Line2 is Constraint Loop #2

Add a Horizontal Constraint between a Point in Line 1 and a Point in Line 2, is now Constraint Loop #1

Constraints and the Selection-Window

If you:

Click a Line : the Line shows in the Selection-Window

SHIFT+Click a Line : the Line AND the Constraints that have been added to the Line show in the Selection-Window.