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Measuring a curve

nicfre1
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Measuring a curve

Pro-Users,
I am sure this has been asked before, but I am in a hurry and I don't have
time to investigate previous questions. I have a plastic part that has a
section that is a diametrical "chord" connector. We have created a curve and
I would like to know if there is an easier way to measure to the complete
length of the curve. Right now we have to click on each individual segment,
write down the length and continue this process...adding all of the segments
up. Is there a better way to measure it all at once as opposed to segment by
segment? Thanks. For what it is worth, I will post a summary as I get time.

Nick

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Nick,

Sounds like you need to make a composite curve, make an analysis feature to measure the length. Use that answer for the following curve.

Best Regards,
Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
Saludos,

Mitchell Smith
Product/Prototype Designer
ZF Sachs Automotive of America

Pro-Users,
Thank you for all of the responses. I might not have given enough
information to detail what we were trying to accomplish, but it was much
simpler than I thought. We already had a curve and all we had to do was
select measure in the analysis menu, then select curve length for type and
feature for definition type. Simple as that! We were going into the sketcher
and selecting each segment and adding up the length of each of the segments.

Nick
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