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Constraints next to eachother (by Peter)
Great software,
These are some of my findings/suggestions.


* 0 distance between shapes

I guess this one can be numerical complicated but if some special constraint could make it possible.
It works in the first sketch phase but with a warning, when extruding it never gets solid.


* distance between parallell lines

Eventually I found out I could select a line and a point to get what I wanted.
When two lines are parallel(or both V/H) then a distance constraint between them could be possible.


* Toolbar hint

To many times I have tested over and over again trying to understand which constraint to use.
I suggest that the toolbar indicated which constraints are possible given the selected nodes/edges.
The dialog box with the explanation could still popup if clicking the inactive ones.
Tue Oct 25 2016, 07:37:20
(no subject) (by whitequark)
> * 0 distance between shapes
> It works in the first sketch phase but with a warning, when extruding it never gets solid.

I don't understand your suggestion.

> * distance between parallell lines
> Eventually I found out I could select a line and a point to get what I wanted.
> When two lines are parallel(or both V/H) then a distance constraint between them could be possible.

But what would such a constraint do if the lines stop being parallel?

> * Toolbar hint
> To many times I have tested over and over again trying to understand which constraint to use.
> I suggest that the toolbar indicated which constraints are possible given the selected nodes/edges.

Yeah, this has already been requested: https://github.com/whitequark/solvespace/issues/117. I'll see what I can do, though it's not a priority.
Tue Oct 25 2016, 07:56:58
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