TDJ3m Culminating Project . Madeline carey. Adding Dimensions to a sketch . Distance, angle, diameter, Lines vs pts. 5. DISTANCE . Once you have sketch what you would you want to dimension, hit the “Smart Dimension” button . Select the line that you would like to edit…
Distance, angle, diameter, Lines vs pts.
Once you have sketch what you would you want to dimension, hit the “Smart Dimension” button
A line will appear with a number attached to it….
This box will appear once you select where you want the dimensions placed
Type in the length you would like the line to be and add the unit of measure. Finally press enter.
Select the circle
And this box will appear
Type in the size you would like and press enter.
Then select the other one of the angle you would like to measure/ change
This number will appear.
Depending on how you place the mouse you can get different angles
Once you are happy with where the measurement is, left click your mouse and this box will appear
Type in the angle you would like and either press “Enter” or click the green check mark.
Select one of the lines
Select the point and left click where you would like the dimensions dropped
Type in the distance you would like in the box and press” Enter” or green check mark.
Now the point and line are locked together so you can move either line, but the distance between the point and line are always the same
Select “Linear Pattern” under “Features”
Then Select “Circular Pattern”
Next thing you are going to do is select the line you would the pattern to move around.
Next select the object you would like to move around the edge.
Solid works will show you how the layout will look when you press the green checkmark by showing these yellow outlines.
You can change the degree the object is on by typing in or adjusting the arrows in this box
Once you are happy with how they are laid out press the green check mark