Add Perpendicular

Toolbar-ConstraintsPerpendicular

Toolbar :

Constraints toolbar

Menu :

Add menu > Geometry sub-menu> > Constraints sub-menu > Add Perpendicular

What to do :

Click Add Perpendicular Constraint, then click:

Two Lines

- or -

A Line and the X–axis / CAD-Line (identical to Vertical Constraint)

- or -

A Line and the Y–axis (identical to Horizontal Constraint)

Result :

The two Lines become Perpendicular

- or -

The Line and Axis become Perpendicular

Notes :

Other terms for 'Perpendicular to...' are: 'Normal to...', 'Right-Angles to...'.

To Delete :

1.SHIFT+CLICK a sketch-element with a Perpendicular Constraint

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

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

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

Before

After

Select:

Selection-Window

Geometry-Tree

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Geometry-perp-ltol - af

Two Lines

The Lines becomes Perpendicular

Perpendicular

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Geometry-para-ltox - af

Line and X–axis

The Line becomes perpendicular to the X–axis

Perpendicular

Geometry-para-ltoy - bf

Geometry-para-ltoy - af

Line and Y–axis

The Line becomes perpendicular to the Y–axis

Perpendicular

 

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