In this article of Mechanical Base, we will show you how to draw rectangles with ‘3 Point Corner Rectangle’ command in Solidworks. Solidworks provides lots of methods to sketch rectangles in it and one of them is ‘3 Point Corner Rectangle’ command. It is very useful command in Solidworks to draw rectangles by selecting three points in sketching.
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To draw rectangles with 3 Point Corner Rectangle command, click on the little pop-up menu as shown by green arrow above then click on the 3 Point Corner Rectangle command as shown in green box in Solidworks.
After entering to the 3 Point Corner Rectangle command in Solidworks, select a proper plane or feature surface to draw rectangle.
After the selection of a proper plane or a surface for 3 Point Corner Rectangle, click the place that you want to place your fist corner as shown by green arrow above. The second corner will be in the green box that you are hovering your mouse in Solidworks sketching.
We selected the first corner as shown by green arrow, then select the second corner as shown by blue arrow above by clicking on desired place for 3 Point Corner Rectangle. The third corner will be in blue box placa as above.
When you click for the third place in 3 Point Corner Rectangle, the rectangle will be created in Solidworks sketching.
If you select the ‘For Construction’ option as in green box above, the drawn geometry will be as shown by green arrow in Solidworks.
Also you can enter the whole X and Y placing parameters of corners of 3 Point Corner Rectangle command in Solidworks as above.
Drawing of rectangle in Solidworks with 3 Point Corner Rectangle command is very easy like that.
Also there other kinds of Rectangle creation commands in Solidworks. To see the all of them, click on the link: All Rectangle Drawing Methods In Solidworks Sketching.