Mechanism | Add Plane

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Mechanism | Add Plane

What is a Plane?

A Plane is flat surface, defined by its XY-axes, onto which we can add new Mechanism-Editors.

See also: Add Plane in the Model-Editor.

Add Plane (Mechanism-Editor)


Menu :

Add menu > Mechanism sub-menu > Model sub-menu > Add Plane

Model toolbar > Add Plane

STEP 1.Click Add Plane

The Add Plane dialog-box has two formats. Its format is a function of the element-type you select in STEP 2.

STEP 2.Click an element

Element type 1: Click a Plane or a Mechanism-Editor (in the Assembly-Tree)

- See Add Plane to Plane

Element type 2: Click a line, or the X-axis, or the Y-axis of a Part

- See Add Plane to Line or Part-Axis

Note : To show or hide Planes in Mechanism-Editors, do Visibility toolbar > Show Model in Mechanism.

Add Plane dialog format and parameters:

btn_delkeywordAdd Plane to a Plane
btn_delkeywordAdd Plane to Line or Part-Axis

Video:  Add Plane to a Line

How to...

Add a Plane to a Line