Add Circle


Toolbar :

Part-Editor : Geometry toolbar

Menu :

Part-Editor : Add menu > Geometry sub-menu> > Add Circle

To Add :

1.Part-Editor: Click Geometry toolbar > Add Circle
2.Part-Editor: Drag in the graphic-area to specify the centre-Point and then its radius.

Drag: mouse-button-down (centre-Point), move your mouse-pointer, mouse-button-up (radius).

The Circle is now in the graphic-area.


Add with Free centre-Point

Do NOT HOVER above a Point* before before you mouse-button-down or mouse-button-up.

See also: How to Delete a Constraint

Add with Merged-Points*

Do HOVER above a Point* before you mouse-button-down or mouse-button-up.

See: Hover+Drag , merge-points.

Point* : start-Point, end-Point, centre-Point.

Notes :

A Circle is a Sketch-Loop.

A Circle is the most basic shape of a Cam-Follower.

Top tip :

Add the dimension before you add other constraints.


How to Add...




from its center-Point...
to its radius

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Pointn at the center

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