Creating Planes

Creating Planes

 

 

There are four ways of creating planes:
• Dynamic Plane
• Plane by Geometry

• Plane by Solid Face
• Rotate Plane

Dynamic Plane

Left click over Planes
Dynamic Planes

 

Dynamic Planes

 

Place gnomon at desired origin for plane (AutoCurser is useful here)

 

Place Gnomon

 

Rotate, drag and/or move axes as needed

 

Select Axis to move

Accept Dynamic Plane

8_Creating Planes

 

Once positioned correctly enter a plane name and accept  Accept

 

Accept changes

 

Plane by Geometry

Left click over Planes
Planes by Geometry

 

Planes by geometry

 

Select geometry that indicates the direction required for the Y axis and X axis

 

Select geometry

 

Review available orientations

 

Name plane

 

Name plane

 

Accept Accept

 

Plane by Solid Face

 

Left click over Planes
Planes by Solid Face

 

Planes by solid face

 

Select face
Z axis will be normal to the face and gnomon will be centered on face

 

Review orientations

 

Name plane

 

Name plane

 

Accept Accept

 

Rotate Plane

Select plane that the new plane will be rotated from. In this example Top is used.

 

Left click over Planes
Rotate Planes

 

Rotate planes

 

Enter rotation

 

Enter rotation

 

Accept  Accept

 

 

Name plane

 

Name plane

 

Origin can be moved

 

Origin can be moved

 

Use AutoCurser to select desired location and Accept Accept

 

 


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Sandy McClintock

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