Add Vertical

Toolbar-ConstraintsVertical

Toolbar :

Constraints toolbar

Menu :

Add menu > Geometry sub-menu> > Constraints sub-menu > Add Vertical

What to do :

Click Add Vertical-Constraint, then click:

Two Points

- or -

A Line

Result :

The two Points become Vertical

- or -

The Line becomes Vertical

Notes :

Vertical is Parallel with the Y–axis - always. Even if the Y–axis is not vertical in the graphic-area.

You cannot add this constraint between a:

Line and a Point
Y–axis and a Point.

Do: Constraints toolbar > Add Coincident Constraint.

To Delete :

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

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

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

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

Before

After

Select:

Result:

In Selection-Window &

Geometry-Tree as...

geometry-vert-bf

geometry-vert-af

Line

The Line becomes Vertical

VerticalL

geometry-vert-bf2

geometry-vert-af2

Two Points

The two Points become Vertical

VerticalPtoP

 

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