Add Mid-Point

Toolbar-ConstraintsMidPoint

Toolbar :

Constraints toolbar

Menu :

Add menu > Geometry sub-menu> > Constraints sub-menu > Add Mid-Point

What to do :

1.Click Constraints toolbar > Add Mid-Point, then
2.Click:
a.A Point sketch-element

or

b.an start-Point, end-Point, or centre-Point of a Line, CAD-Line, Circle or Arc sketch-element

- then -

c.A Line or CAD-Line

Result :

The Point becomes constrained to the middle of the Line.

Notes :

None


To Delete :

1.SHIFT+CLICK a sketch-element with a Mid-Point Constraint

The sketch-element and Mid-Point Constraint show in the Selection-Window.

2.Right-click the Mid-Point Constraint element in the Selection-Window
3.Click Delete in the contextual-menu

Mid-Point Constraints in the Graphic-Area, Selection-Window and Geometry-Tree.

Before

After

Click a Point and Line

Selection-Window

Geometry-Tree

geometry-midpoint-bf

geometry-midpoint-af

Centre-Point and Line

centre-Point becomes coincident to the mid-Point of the Line.

Mid-Point

GA-PE-midpoint

End-Point and Line

end-Point and mid-Point of Line
end-Point and mid-Point of CAD-Line

You must click the CAD-Line NOT the X-axis]

 

 

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