SOLIDWORKS 2016 What’s New – Equal Length and Equal Curve Length Parametric Relations – #SW2016

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Let's discuss SOLIDWORKS 2016's new EQUAL CURVE LENGTH relation and how to put it to use.

Using relations, you can apply equal measures to a set of lines, circles, arcs, and splines. Toggle the visibility of these relations on and off by clicking to clear or activate the VIEW SKETCH RELATIONS found under the VIEW menu. EQUAL SolidWorks relation will make line segments of equal length, while the EQUAL CURVE LENGTH SolidWorks relation will apply equal length to any combination of two circles, arcs, or splines.

SolidWorksRelation Capabilities:

EQUAL SolidWorks

  • Two line segments
  • Two circles
  • Two arcs

EQUAL CURVE LENGTH SolidWorks

  • Two splines
  • A spline and an arc
  • A spline and a circle
  • Two arcs
  • An arc and a circle
  • Two circles

 

We hope this part of the What’s New series gives you a better understanding of the new features and functions of SOLIDWORKS 2016. Please check back to the CATI Blog as the CATI Support Team will continue to break down many of the new items in SOLIDWORKS 2016. All of these articles will be stored in the category of "SOLIDWORKS What's New." You can also learn more about SOLIDWORKS 2016 by clicking on the image below to register for one of CATI’s Design Summit’s.

 

Courtney Roemer

Application Engineer

Computer Aided Technology

SolidWorks