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Constraint Commands by Menu Order

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Constraints

Menu Description Command
Geometric Constraints  
Constraint Icons Shows, hides, or resets Geometric Constraint icons ConstraintIcon
Dimensional Constraints  
Dynamic Dimensions Shows or hides Dimensional Constraint entities DcDisplay
Delete Constraints Removes all constraints from specified entities DeleteConstraint
Constraint Options... Sets options for Geometric and Dimensional Constraints ConstraintOptions
Parameters Manager... Shows the Parameters palette to create and edit Constraint expressions and values Parameters

Constraints > Geometric Constraints

Menu Description Command
Coincident Defines a coincident geometric constraint to two points on entities or constrains a point on an entity to an entity GcCoincident
Fix Causes points on entities and entities to maintain fixed positions GcFix
Horizontal Causes Lines and linear PolyLine segments or pairs of points on entities to be parallel to the X-axis of the current coordinate system GcHorizontal
Vertical Causes Lines and linear PolyLine segments or pairs of points on entities to be parallel to the Y-axis of the current coordinate system GcVertical
Parallel Causes two Lines or linear PolyLine segments to be parallel to each other GcParallel
Perpendicular Causes two Lines or linear PolyLine segments to be perpendicular to each other GcPerpendicular
Tangent Causes one entity to be tangent to another GcTangent
Smooth Causes a Spline to constitute fluid geometric continuity with another Spline, Arc, Line, or PolyLine GcSmooth
Collinear Causes collinear Lines GcCollinear
Concentric Causes coincident center points of Arcs, Circles, Ellipses, or Elliptical Arcs GcConcentric
Symmetric Causes two entities or points on entities to lie symmetrically with respect to a symmetry line GcSymmetric
Equal Constrains Lines to the same length, or Arcs and Circles to the same radius GcEqual

Constraints > Dimensional Constraints

Menu Description Command
Aligned Constrains the direct distance between two defining points on entities DcAligned
Horizontal Constrains the horizontal distance between two defining points on entities DcHorizontal
Vertical Constrains the vertical distance between two defining points on entities DcVertical
Radius Constrains the radius of a Circle, Arc, or curved PolyLine segment DcRadial
Diameter Constrains the diameter of a Circle, Arc, or curved PolyLine segment DcDiameter
Angular Constrains the angle between three constraint points on entities or between two Lines or PolyLine segments, or constrains the total angle of an Arc or curved PolyLine segment DcAngular
Convert Dimensions Converts associative dimensions to Dimensional Constraints ConvertConstraint

 

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