Sketch a circle with automatic constrained control points

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freedman
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Sketch a circle with automatic constrained control points

Postby freedman » Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:08 pm

In sketcher; draw any polygon with the polygon tool, then do a window select of the entire polygon and click "toggle to construction mode". What was a blue circle with a white polygon is now a white circle with a blue polygon. We now have constrained control points. If you do a polygon to the Nth of 36 you get 10 degree constrained increments. I thought this was worth some words. :)
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hammax
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Re: Sketch a circle with automatic constrained control points

Postby hammax » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:21 am

... an interesting case study!
(Inverting the construction mode) and deleting the circle
with additional constraints you get any polygon with equal edges. (star a.s.o.)

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