Solids | Add / Update Polyline

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Solids | Add / Update Polyline

What is a Polyline?

A Polyline is a sketch-element that is a copy of a 2D-Cam or Gear-Pair.

You can select the Polyline with Add Profile or Add Hole to make a Solid of the Polyline and 2D-Cam or Gear.

If you edit the 2D-Cam or Gear-Pair, you must update the Profile.

Add Polyline' & 'Update Polyline'


Solids toolbar > Add / Update Polyline

Command :

Add menu > Mechanism sub-menu > Solids sub-menu > Add Polyline

Add Polyline :

1.Click Solids Toolbar > Add Polyline

There is one selection-box in the Command-Manager

2.Click a 2D-Cam or Gear-Pair in the graphic-area or Assembly-Tree.

The 2D-Cam or the Gear-Pair shows in the selection-box.

3.Click OK-tiny-11-15 in the Command-Manager.

The Polyline is now a child to the Part.

Update Polyline :

Do Add Polyline again if you edit the shape of the 2D-Cam, or edit a Gear-Pair parameter

Notes :

If you delete a Polyline, you also delete the 2D-Cam.

You must add the 2D-Cam again.

See also :

Add Profile, Add Hole

tog_minusDetailed: How to use Add Polyline