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Pametric modelling

Question asked by John Sutherland on Aug 29, 2013
Latest reply on Sep 2, 2013 by Glenn Schroeder

The image shows a vertical cylindrical tank with 2 oblique RG planes (6 & 14) defined as coincident with the axis of the tank, and 2 remote sketch points.


I intended that if the tank was moved laterally, the two planes would automatically realign to meet the constraints.


Well they stayed put.


I tried deleting and recreating the constraints defining the plane 6, then mating the plane to the tank axis, but it would not move.


I created a new RG plane with the same constraints as plane 6, and expected that, upon switching back to top view, I would see separate planes 6 & the new 17.  Instead they were coincident in the correct position, and plane 14 had also snapped into line.


I supressed new plane 17 and nothing bad happened, then deleted it and again nothing bad happened.


Is this weird or normal?