Add Horizontal

Toolbar-ConstraintsHorizontal

Toolbar:

Right-side of the graphics-area

Menu:

Add menu > Geometry sub-menu> > Constraints sub-menu > Add Horizontal

What to do:

Click Add Horizontal Constraint, then click:

Two Points

- or -

A Line

Result:

The Two Points become Horizontal

- or -

The Line becomes Horizontal

Notes:

Horizontal is Parallel with the X–axis - always. Even if the X–axis is not horizontal in the graphic-area.

You cannot add this constraint between a:

Line and a Point
X–axis and a Point.

Use the Coincident Constraint

Horizontal constraints in the Graphic-Area, Selection-Window and Geometry-Tree.

Before

After

Select:

Result:

In Selection-Window &

Geometry-Tree as...

geometry-hori-bf1

geometry-hori-af1

Line

The Line becomes Horizontal

HorizontalL

geometry-hori-ptol-bf

geometry-hori-ptol-af

Two Points

The two Points become Horizontal

HorizontalPtoP

 

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