Construction tools: rotation


The sketcher mode of construction « Rotation » permits the user to pivot an assembly of entities around a pivot point by defining an angle of rotation.

Access / Cursor

The different accesses and the personalized cursor for this mode of creation are presented in the following table:

Access Cursor
by icon:
by menu : Tools > Rotation

Dialog box

After the activation of this mode, a dialog box containing all the necessary fields and options to apply a rotation will appear.

  Description Illustration
Graphic selection Permits the user to get information on the list of entities to be rotated by selecting them graphically*
Pivot point Permits the user to get information on the pivot point around which the rotation will be applied, by selecting it graphically
Angle Angle of rotation to apply

*It is possible to deselect the entities graphically or by using the button Delete.