Add and Select an Entity Using Geometry

MotionView allows you to create and select certain types of entities in a collector by picking an edge or surface of certain Graphic entities. To enable this feature, activate the Allow CAD feature recognition for picking option in the Build Model section of the Options dialog.

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Currently, the following reference entities can be added on-the-fly and selected while defining other entities, using the appropriate collectors available on its panel:
  • Point
  • Vector

The Graphic entities that allow such operations are: Cylinder, Box, and CADGraphics.