Is there a way to end a 2D sketch on a surface other than creating an intersection curve for reference?
The thought that comes to mind is using a pierce relationship with the surface? Would not know without trying it.
It doesn't give an option for that when you select the sketch endpoint and face.
can you post the part file?
Create a split line on the surface where the 2d sketch entity will intersect it. Use a coincident relationship with the endpoint of the sketch entity and the split line. No more user friendly than an intersection curve though.
2D sketches can only be constrained to 2D elements, though they do not have to be in the same reference frame. so you can constrain to edges, points, vertices, and other sketches. To mate to a plane or surface you would have to use a 3D sketch, or place a reference point or some other feature you can constrain to where you want your end point to be.
Why NOT use an intersection curve?
That is what I currently use, unfortunately I end up doing a lot of erasing when using this method. Just seeing if there is a better mousetrap.
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