Persistant rulers

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dwight
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Persistant rulers

Postby dwight » Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:29 pm

How do you leave the measurement ruler on so if you have to move a line to be an exact distance away from another entity that is on an angle you have a guide.

For parallel vertical or horizontal lines a calculation can be done. This is to difficult if the lines or entities are on angle.

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Postby andrew » Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:40 am

Not exactly sure what you mean.

In general: use auxiliary constructions to construct your drawing. Calculations are very rarely necessary and not precise (unless you enter 12 decimal digits). There's for example a parallel tool to create a parallel with a given distance.

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Postby dwight » Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:37 am

Ok, that does what I need to do. May not be the best way, but it works.

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