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How to select a specific line when two shares the same space? (by Marián Kyral)
Hi,
I've created rounded corners via Tangent Arc on Point tool. So I have line and construction line occupying the same space.

Now I need select the normal line between tangent points. But Solvespace always highlight the construction line. Not normal line.

See attached file, it is the line near to the cursor.

Is there a way how to select the specific line? E.g. by hiding construction lines for a while?

Thanks,
Marián
Tue Mar 26 2019, 12:26:19, download attachment Solvespace_selection.png
(no subject) (by Andrew)
A possible workaround could be to shrink the construction lines so that part of the line you want to select becomes visible, removing any length or point on point constraints on the construction line that stops you doing that.. A line has infinite length so far as constraints are concerned, so a point on the line can go past either end.

PS. attaching a .slvs file makes it easier for people to help you with any problem.
Tue Mar 26 2019, 13:09:51
(no subject) (by Marián Kyral)
Sorry, example .slvs attached.

Create rectangle, then select corner point and use Tangent Arc on Point.
Tue Mar 26 2019, 13:23:47, download attachment solvespace_example.slvs
(no subject) (by Andrew)
For the example drawing you do not need the construction rectangle, as you can draw four lines and joining arcs, and use constraints on those. Indeed you can delete the construction lines in the existing drawing. Alternatively you can set up construction lines, and then start a new sketch in plane, which makes selecting the line you are drawing easily, and which also allows the construction sketch to made invisible. That is use a group as a sort of layer, and you can always go back to a previous group to add details, or change dimensions etc.
Tue Mar 26 2019, 16:06:02
(no subject) (by Marián Kyral)
Well, this is just a simplified drawing. I was curios if is possible to select different lines in that case.

E.g. in JOSM (an OpenStreetMap editor) I can use middle mouse button to get a list of segments and choose the correct one.
Tue Mar 26 2019, 16:53:48, download attachment Screenshot_20190326_214934.png
(no subject) (by Tom)
Not really as good, but you can select lines from the list in the browser window. Or sometimes I disable constraints, drag the lines apart to find the one I want, and then re-enable. I usually try to put overlapping lines in different groups though.
Tue Mar 26 2019, 17:33:58
(no subject) (by Marián Kyral)
> Not really as good, but you can select lines from the list in the browser window.

Well, this works, but for the simple example there is already 16 elements. For more complex designs there will be much much more lines.
Wed Mar 27 2019, 04:44:46
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