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3.7.1.3. Semi Circular Arc Element

Description

An element representing a circular arc defined by two points on the diameter of a circular arc. Therefore, this is always a 180-degree arc.

Parameters

Label – A unique name that identifies the element. (IElement/Label)

Visible - If True, element is visible in the sketch. (IElement/Visible)

Construction Only - If True, element is excluded from the covering process and does not become part of the geometry. Such elements are used in constructing other elements. (IElement/Construction)

Start - [LENGTH] – Start point of the arc defined in the sketch's coordinate system. (IPoint/Location)

End - [LENGTH] - End point of the arc defined in the sketch's coordinate system. (IPoint/Location)

Counterclockwise - If True, the direction of the arc is counter clockwise. (ITwoPointCircularArc/Counterclockwiwse)

Evaluated Locations/Start - [LENGTH] – Post-operation start point of the arc defined in the sketch's coordinate system. This is a calculated value based on the start of the arc and any subsequent operations applied to the element. Read only.

Evaluated Locations/End - [LENGTH] – Post-operation end point of the arc defined in the sketch's coordinate system. This is a calculated value based on the end of the arc and any subsequent operations applied to the element. Read only.

Sketch Parameters:

Label – A unique name that identifies the sketch. (ISketch/Label)

Plane – Plane of the solid's coordinate system that the sketch lies in. (ISketch/Plane)

Offset - [LENGTH] – Distance from the origin of the solid's coordinate system to the sketch plane in a direction normal to the chosen sketch plane. (ISketch/PlaneOffset)

Example(s)

User Interface Button

Command Details

Mouse click order is:
1. Start
2. End
See command hint for detailed instructions.

Requirements

Start and end points must be distinct.

Other Notes

None.

Example Creation Script

Element_1 = Profile_1.TwoPointCircularArc("TwoPointCircularArc_1", "-0.014, 0.001, 0", "-0.012, 0.016, 0")

Scripting Interfaces

“ITwoPointCircularArc”
“ISegment”
“IElementPoints”
“IElementCreationOperation”
“IElementOperation”

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