Constraints

<< Click to Display Table of Contents >>

Navigation:  MechDesigner Reference & User Interface > 2.3 Part-Editor: >

Constraints

Part-Editor - Constraints Menu and Toolbar

In the Part-Editor use the Constraints menu and toolbar to add Constraints,

You can add Constraints

oto a sketch-element

obetween two sketch-elements

obetween a sketch-element and the X-axis or Y-axis

You cannot OVER-constrain a sketch-element. See below: Why cannot I add another Constraint?


See also: Geometry menu and toolbar


Part-Editor: Constraints menu

MD-Menu-Constraints

Part-Editor: Constraints Toolbar

Part-Editor > Constraints toolbar is to the RIGHT of the graphic-area.

MD-TOOLBAR-CONSTRAINTS-2

How to Delete a Constraint

You cannot see Constraints in the graphic-area.

To DELETE a Constraint, you must show it in the Selection-Window.

1.SHIFT+CLICK a sketch-element

OR

1.SHIFT-Click a Point, start-Point, end-Point, or a center-Point

ALL Constraints that you have applied to the sketch-element or Point are now in the Selection-Window.

In the Selection-Window:

2.Right-click the Constraint

In the contextual-menu:

3.Click Delete element.

btn_delkeywordAbout Merge-Points and Coincident Constraint between Points
btn_delkeywordWhy can I NOT add a new Constraint?