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Making a line some distance from another

Making a line some distance from another

Making a line some distance from another

I'm new to DS and am slowly getting the gist of it, but one thing is eluding me.

Say I draw a rectangular part. Now I want a hole in from left edge, say 1/2". I've been using a dimensioning tool for this. In this case I would insert a 1/2" dimension to mark the first hole line from the part edge, then delete the dimension after finishing the hole.

How would you locate the edge of the hole?

RE: Making a line some distance from another

Right click on ESnap on the bottom of your screen, click Settings, make sure Quadrant is checked. OK. Click ESnaps on and place dimension.

RE: Making a line some distance from another

Ok, that works well, thanks!

It sure is hell (learning-wise) moving from a program that I've used for about 20 years to a new one. If only it wasn't a 16 bit.

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