Geometry | Line

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Geometry | Line

Add Line

Geometry toolbar

Toolbar :

Part-Editor : Geometry toolbar

Menu :

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

To Add :

1.Part-Editor: Click Geometry toolbar > Add Line

2.Part-Editor: Drag in the graphic-area to specify the start-Point and then its end-Point.


Drag: mouse-button-down (start-Point), move your mouse-pointer, mouse-button-up (end-Point).


The Line is now in the graphic-area.

Notes:

Add with Free-Points* to locate a joint or add as a layout-sketch.

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

See also: How to Delete a Constraint


Add with Merged-Points* to construct a sketch-path or sketch-loop

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

See: Hover+Drag , merge-points.


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

Coordinate System of a Line

The start-Point is where you mouse-button down. The positive X–axis is to its end-Point.

Example

How:

Selection-Window

GA-Geometry-AddLine

Drag from the start to the end Point of the Line

Linen +

Pointn at each end of the Line