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Sketch Equations

You can specify sketch dimensions using equations instead of discrete values. The equations solve automatically as you drag the sketch geometry.

To use equations to specify dimensions, double-click a dimension in a sketch and in the Modify dialog box, start the equation by typing = (equal sign). You can also enter a Global Variable, Function, or File Property from the flyout menu.

Sketch equations are listed in the Sketch View Sketch_Equation_View of the Equations, Global Variables, and Dimensions dialog box. Click Tools > Equations to display the dialog box.

You can also edit sketch equations in the Equations dialog box to create custom constraints.

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