# Quick Answer: How do you draw a tangent arc in Solidworks?

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## How do you create an arc in Solidworks?

Menu. Clicking Tools, Sketch Entities to select arc tools. Arc PropertyManager.

To sketch 3 point arcs:

1. Click 3 Point Arc. .
2. Click to set a start point.
3. Drag the pointer , then click to set an end point.
4. Drag to set the radius.
5. Click to set the arc.
6. Click OK .

## How do you construct an arc tangent to two lines?

equal to AB, tangent to CD and EF. Draw GH parallel to CD and at a distance from CD equal to the given radius of the arc. Draw IJ parallel to EF and also at a distance equal to the given radius of the arc.

## What is a tangent arc in Solidworks?

Moving the pointer in a tangent direction creates a tangent arc. Moving the pointer in a normal direction creates a normal arc. You can toggle between tangent and normal arcs by returning to the end point and moving away in a new direction. Video: Sketching Tangent Arcs. Click .

## How do you draw a 3 point arc in Solidworks?

To sketch 3 point arcs:

1. Click 3 Point Arc .
2. Click to set a start point.
3. Drag the pointer. , then click to set an end point.
4. Drag to set the radius.
5. Click to set the arc.
6. Click . Video: Sketching a 3 Point Arc.
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## How do you draw a circle in Solidworks?

Circles

1. Sketch tab. Click the Sketch CommandManager to select circle tools from the Circle. flyout tool.
2. Menu. Click Tools > Sketch Entities to select circle tools.
3. Circle PropertyManager. Change to different circle tools from the Circle PropertyManager.

## How do you draw a curved line in Solidworks?

on the Curves toolbar, or Insert > Curve > Projected. Use this selection to project a sketched curve onto a model face. , select the curve in the graphics area or from the flyout FeatureManager design tree. , select the cylindrical face on the model where you want to project the sketch.