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Minimum dimensions needed

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04-03-2012 12:57 PM

All of the sudden after I sketch a rectangle i need 8 dimensions instead of 4.  how do I get it back to only needing 4?

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Re: Minimum dimensions needed

04-03-2012 01:03 PM in reply to: sweeneym

I'm only guessing here but I think you had one of the end points constrained to the origin. 

 

You can easily add a coincident constraint on one of the corners

 

OR as I prefer add horizontal and vertical constraints to the center marks of the lines of the rectangles.

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Re: Minimum dimensions needed

04-03-2012 01:10 PM in reply to: schae235

No I always draw teh rectangles like this then add 4 dimensions the horizontal and vertical overall lengths then distacnce to center. Now it wants me to constrain the 2 vertical and 2 horizontal lines. as well as dimensioning the lines.

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Re: Minimum dimensions needed

04-03-2012 01:13 PM in reply to: sweeneym

Did these get turned off?

 

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Re: Minimum dimensions needed

04-03-2012 01:28 PM in reply to: Accudyne1

Accudyne1, I couldn't reall read your screen shot here but with me switching back and forth from classic to ribbon interface style the problem was fixed.

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Re: Minimum dimensions needed

04-03-2012 01:29 PM in reply to: sweeneym

The actual image was attached also, but glad you fixed it.  I am guessing it was constraint inference/persistence.  They must have gotten toggled off at some point.

 

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Re: Minimum dimensions needed

04-03-2012 01:32 PM in reply to: sweeneym

Thanks

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