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# Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Valued Contributor

How to dimension from an edge to corner radius intersection?

I have intersection enabled in Intellisketch.

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# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Gears Phenom

Hello,

I would use the standard dimensioning tool rather than the smart dimension tool.  In the second attempt, it looks like you need to hover over the lines that create the intersection a little longer.  Also, I noticed you were holding over the arc of the radius rather than the lines.

Kyle

Kyle Joiner
IPA LLC
ST10 MP1

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Gears Honored Contributor

You have to use Distance Between for an apparent intersection.

See this post for the previous discussion and also here.

~Tushar

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Solution Partner Phenom

Like @kjoiner said Distance Between works.

But don't forget about the M I C E keyboard shortcuts when you do it.

Mid, Intersect, Center, End.

Start the Distance Between command.

Move your mouse over the two lines, one then the other.

Press "i" on the keyboard then click the second line.

Help

LMGi
www.TLMGi.com

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Genius

Hi Kenneth,

review the clip attached.

Mervin D. Yoder
keimlumber ST9

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Valued Contributor

Thanks a lot, that worked perfectly

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Valued Contributor

It worked great for normal dimension, but what do you do when you need to dimension chamfer with corner intersection?

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Gears Phenom

Hi Kenneth,

Are you trying to dimension parallel to the chamfer?  If so, you want to use either the "by two points"  option or the "use dimension axis" option.  These are in the pull down box in the dimension between tool.

Kyle

Kyle Joiner
IPA LLC
ST10 MP1

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Genius

Kenneth,

Use the point to point dimesion but make that your (by 2 points) is selected.

see clip

Mervin D. Yoder
keimlumber ST9

# Re: Dimension from edge to corner radius intersection

Valued Contributor

I dont think that point-to-point is going to work.

It should show "10 x 45°"

See new video