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KevinM.
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Registered: ‎02-15-2012
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Snap to tangent point

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04-04-2012 08:09 AM

Since switching over to Inventor 2012 I have been having trouble snapping to tangent points on a curve or circle to pull dimensions. I would do it manually but if the dimension is not referencing a specific point in the model it turns pink to identify an error.

 

Is there a setting that may be not allowing me to snap to tangent points?

 

Thanks.

 

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Cadmanto
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Re: Snap to tangent point

04-04-2012 11:24 AM in reply to: KevinM.

Kevin,

Are you not able to select the circle or arc at all?

I ask because I noticed that if you select the arcor circle at the tangent point and select the other or hover over the point it will switch to tangent.

 

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Inventor/Tangent-Dimensioning-of-Arcs/td-p/3317169

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Scott McFadden
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