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wh
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How to constrain polygon in square?

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06-16-2014 05:01 AM

Until now I didn't find a way. The tree edges of the polygon should be moving along the edges of the internal square hole.

:smileywink: Perhaps another task for JD's students. Files are 2014, but STEP can be made easily.

Walter

Not quite like that, but similar. Meanwhile I got it. Movement can be done from 0 to 1080 deg for angle Drive

Thanks for looking, admaiora.

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Betreff: How to constrain polygon in square?

06-16-2014 05:48 AM in reply to: wh

Seems not so easy. Only two points out of three can move along the square at the same time. If one of them crosses a symmetry plane of the square, then the other one needs to loose contact, and the free point begins to move on the square's edge.

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06-16-2014 05:51 AM in reply to: wh

Is this the movement you intend?

 

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Betreff: How to constrain polygon in square?

06-16-2014 06:09 AM in reply to: admaiora

Not quite like that, but similar. Meanwhile I got it. Movement can be done from 0 to 1080 deg for angle Drive

Thanks for looking, admaiora.

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