Applies a tangent constraint between a face and a curved surface of different solids.
Accessing the Command
command bar: dmtangent3d
menu bar: Parametric | 3D Constraints | Tangent
toolbar: 3D Constraints | Tangent
ribbon:
- Solid | 3D Constraints | Tangent
- Surface | 3D Constraints | Tangent
- Assembly | 3D Constraints | Tangent
Quad cursor menu: Constraints | Tangent
: dmtangent3d
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select first subentity [WOrld/BLock]: (Select the first cylindrical (circular or elliptical), spherical or conical surface or choose an option.)
Select second subentity [WOrld/BLock]: (Select the second cylindrical (circular or elliptical), spherical or conical surface or choose an option.)
Press the TAB key to select obscured geometry.
Command Options
Option |
Description |
World |
Allows you to select the WCS subentity as an argument; prompts you: Select reference coordinate system subentity [Origin/X axis/Y axis/Z axis/XY plane/YZ plane/ZX plane] - (Select a reference coordinate system subentity as an argument.) |
Block |
Allows you to choose as an argument the subentity of the coordinate system of the block; prompts you: Select block reference - (Select a block reference of which the reference coordinate system will be used as an argument.) Select reference coordinate system subentity [Origin/X axis/Y axis/Z axis/XY plane/YZ plane/ZX plane] - (Select a reference coordinate system subentity as an argument.) |
Related Commands
MechanicalBrowserOpen - displays the Mechanical Browser.
DmConstraint3D - applies geometric relationships and dimensional constraints between subentities (faces, surfaces, edges, ...) of 3D entities.
DmUpdate - Forces 3d constraints to update.
DmCoincident3d - applies a coincident constraint between two edges, two faces or an edge and a face of two different solids.
DmConcentric3d - applies a concentric constraint between two cylindrical, spherical or conical surfaces.
DmFix3d - Applies a fixed constraint to a solid or to an edge or a face of a solid.
DmParallel3d - applies a parallel constraint between two faces of a solid or of different solids.
DmPerpendicular3d - applies a perpendicular constraint between two faces of a solid or of different solids.
DmRigidSet3d - Allows to define a set of entities or subentities as a rigid body.
DmAngle3d - applies an angle constraint between two faces of a solid or of different solids.
DmDistance3d - applies a distance constraint between two subentities of a solid or of different solids.
DmRadius3d - applies a radius constraint to cylindrical surfaces or circular edges.