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How to set a limit to the sum of a set of dimensions

Question asked by Alessandro Tornincasa on Nov 7, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 8, 2012 by Josh Brady


I'm drawing a sketch to simulate a catenary that will host some cables:. It looks like this:



In my solidworks part (attached) I have two lines and an arc:


I know that the sum of the three lengths must be no more than 1500 mm, but they need to be free to move.

Is there a way to limit the sum of the three lengths ?


I tried using the belt/chain command, but it only allows you to simulate closed loops, while in this case it's an open loop.

Thanks for your help,