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coincident: restrain line endpoint touch another line endpoint?

Question asked by Marc Fruchtman on Dec 7, 2019
Latest reply on Dec 9, 2019 by Dan Pihlaja

I am used to another program, where if I have two lines, and I want the end of one line to "connect" to the endpoint of another line, (or a point along the line that I have placed) I can use a "coincident" restraint.

However, when I use the coincident restraint in SolidWorks, the behavior is slightly different.

Instead of one endpoint coincident and "connected to" another endpoint, the line endpoint becomes coincident to the vector of the other line. This is not exactly what I want, I want the line's endpoint to be restrained to the endpoint of the other line.

 

The only way I have found to perform the operation of two line endpoints being coincident and overlapping is to drag one endpoint over the other. When I do that it shows a yellow symbol that looks sort of like a yellow filled circle around a smaller yellow filled circle. (See image attached).

 

My question is, how can I add the restraint demonstrated by the Yellow Circle Circle symbol? Ie,  endpoint connected to endpoint restraint since it does not show up as an available option in my relations?

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