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How to create a reference plane using more than 3 points (plane of best-fit)

Question asked by Daniel Crawford on Jun 8, 2016
Latest reply on Nov 3, 2016 by Daniel Cole



I am already familiar with creating reference planes using 3 distinct points; however, I was hoping somehow Solidworks has the ability to create a reference plane based off of more than 3 points.  Essentially, I want to create a plane of best-fit through as many points as possible to ensure an accurate reference plane.  If absolutely necessary, I can calculate the equation for the plane of best-fit outside of Solidworks; however, I would still need a way to define a plane via an equation.


I look forward to your response.


Thank you,