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Rotate a gear (by normandajc)
Hello,
In an assembly, I want to position in rotation a gear. It stays in the same position.
why?
Sun Aug 9 2015, 12:40:46, download attachment version1.zip
(no subject) (by Jonathan Westhues)
To rotate, your options are to:

(a) Ctrl-left-drag (to rotate within the plane of the screen) or Shift-left-drag (to rotate about the other two axes) a point or normal; or

(b) attach a "handle" to the part in the assembly by drawing a construction line, like the fat blue lines in the attachment, and left-drag the handle; or

(c) use an angle constraint.

You can't (generally) left-drag a point on the assembly to rotate. That would be nice, and I think fairly straightforward to implement, perhaps a good future feature.
Sun Aug 9 2015, 13:17:29, download attachment toto.zip
(no subject) (by normandajc)
I obtain a error . I join the file. in the directory version, file solveFailed.slvs
Sun Aug 9 2015, 13:41:19, download attachment version1.zip
(no subject) (by Jonathan Westhues)
That 3d point-on-line constraint overconstrains the system, so the error message is correct. A 2d version of that constraint (select the XY plane, choose Sketch -> In Workplane, then constrain) would work.
Sun Aug 9 2015, 13:51:48
(no subject) (by normandajc)
yes thank you
Sun Aug 9 2015, 14:58:16
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