About the "Center of Circles" feature

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About the "Center of Circles" feature

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Most workbenches do not support the "center of circle" feature
I only found it in "TechDraw"
"Circle center" is a useful feature (at least for me personally...)
Does anyone know why it doesn't exist in most workbenches?
Thank you very much
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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xsuper9988 wrote: Wed Jul 06, 2022 11:46 pm Most workbenches do not support the "center of circle" feature
I only found it in "TechDraw"
"Circle center" is a useful feature (at least for me personally...)
When do you need it, that it doesn't appear to be available? If you external reference a circular arc in Sketcher, you get the center. If you are trying to attach something to an arc, you have concentric mode, which will attach to the center.
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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FC lacks a comprehensive global measurement tool, because of that it might be useful for centre marks in measurement. Although I would prefer to have a better measurement tool.

For the purposes of attachment, there are a number of modes available none of which require the selection of the centre.

They don't seem to be essential to me and I have used FC everyday for over 5 years. YMMV.
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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edwilliams16 wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:22 am If you are trying to attach something to an arc, you have concentric mode, which will attach to the center.
Do you mean that?
Or is there any other faster way?
Thank you very much for your reply
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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Bance wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:22 am FC lacks a comprehensive global measurement tool, because of that it might be useful for centre marks in measurement. Although I would prefer to have a better measurement tool.
Yes
"Easy", "Quick", "Large" to measure

Thank you very much for your reply
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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xsuper9988 wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 3:52 am
edwilliams16 wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:22 am If you are trying to attach something to an arc, you have concentric mode, which will attach to the center.
Do you mean that?
Or is there any other faster way?
Thank you very much for your reply
If you want to attach a Datum Point it is called Center of Curvature
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But I wasn't thinking in terms of measuring 3D models, but building them.
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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edwilliams16 wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 4:25 am If you want to attach a Datum Point it is called Center of Curvature
But I wasn't thinking in terms of measuring 3D models, but building them.
OK
Thank you very much for your reply
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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You may try Caliper from Manipulator wb
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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xsuper9988 wrote: Wed Jul 06, 2022 11:46 pm ...
it is available in draft and arch
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Re: About the "Center of Circles" feature

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easyw-fc wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 5:21 am You may try Caliper from Manipulator wb
Surprise...
This workbench is very easy and fast
Thank you very much for your information

May I ask what is on your "toolbar"?
These icons all look interesting
Would you mind sharing information about these ICONs?
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