Sketcher ConstrainHorizontal

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Sketcher ConstrainHorizontal.svg Sketcher ConstrainHorizontal

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher constraints → Constrain horizontally
Workbenches
Sketcher
Default shortcut
H
Introduced in version
-
See also
Sketcher Constraint Vertical

Description

The Horizontal Constraint forces a selected line or lines in the sketch to be parallel to the horizontal axis of the sketch.

Usage

HorizontalConstraint1.png

Select a line in the sketch by clicking on it.

HorizontalConstraint2.png

The line turns dark green.

HorizontalConstraint3.png

Apply the Horizontal Constraint by clicking on the Sketcher ConstrainHorizontal.svg Constraint horizontal in the Sketcher Constraints toolbar or by selecting the Constrain horizontally menu item in the Sketcher constraints sub menu of the Sketcher menu item in the Sketcher work bench (or the Part Design menu item of the Part Design work bench). The selected line is constrained to be parallel to the horizontal axis of the sketch.

HorizontalConstraint4.png

Multiple lines may be selected

HorizontalConstraint5.png

and then applying the constraint as described above, they are constrained to be parallel to the sketch horizontal axis.

Scripting

Sketch.addConstraint(Sketcher.Constraint('Horizontal', Line))

The Sketcher scripting page explains the values which can be used for Line and contains further examples on how to create constraints from Python scripts.


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