Assembly3 ConstraintPointsProjectDistance

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Assembly3 ConstraintPointsProjectDistance

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The Points project distance command constrains the distance of two 2D points in relation to a Straight line.

Based on the line's direction (the z axis of its implicit coordinate system (ICS)) setting the distance of two points along the line means to add the distance value to the first point's z value to receive the second point's z value (and ignoring the x and y values).


  1. Select two points (2D or 3D).
  2. Select a straight line (2D or 3D).
  3. Activate the Points project distance command using the:
  4. Press the Solve constraints or the Quick solve button to recompute
(if Auto recompute and Smart recompute are disabled).