[Draft]How to build a line/point at a certain distance from another line?

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Turbid
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[Draft]How to build a line/point at a certain distance from another line?

Postby Turbid » Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:56 am

For example, I need to draw a line inside a square at a distance of 2.5 mm from its bottom:
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My current workflow:

1. I draw a line over the bottom of the square
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2. Move the line 2.5mm along the axis Y
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Is there a way to initially build a line relative to another?

p.s. Sorry for my English
chrisb
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Re: [Draft]How to build a line/point at a certain distance from another line?

Postby chrisb » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:43 am

For such tasks the Sketcher comes immediately to mind, but before definitely recommending this: can you tell us more about your final goal?
Turbid
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Re: [Draft]How to build a line/point at a certain distance from another line?

Postby Turbid » Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:24 am

Just in Sketcher, I drew such a plan:
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But it is very tiring to satisfy the solver.
It would be much more productive to have this in the Draft/Arch:
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A slight hold above a line or point creates a snap point for distance or angle.