# Make a hole xx mm from the edge?

Hi, i am a newbie to this program, but i have managed to make a test box, but if i want to place a 5mm hole (the edge of the hole) 10mm from the bottom and 3mm from the right side, how do i find these points?
are there any video that shows this?

Itâ€™s a bit hard what in your mind is about your design, itâ€™d be better if you could show a picture or schematic of your design but yes there are many useful tutorials on this topic.

I want to place holes like this, but If i could place a ruler under the part and place 0 under the edge, then i could see where to place the hole

Hey! Itâ€™s super easy! See the vid below, Iâ€™ve shown the way for 10 mm as an example for you:

Hi, thanks, but the video is 90 degrees and goes to fast. i dont get the same in menu as you.

i draw a square, then i draw a circle and change the diameter to 10mm, then i move the circle into the box, but i dont get the options to set the distance from the edge

You may want to read the â€śpoint-line distanceâ€ť part here: https://support.shapr3d.com/hc/en-us/articles/115001416214-Constraints

Let me know if this helped.

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Sorry, I was out and not available.

You should turn on options of guides panel my friend, look at below:

Set those as theyâ€™re in the pic above.

Hi -

1. Select the center point and select the line - a dimension will pop up.
2. Set it to your desired length.
3. Repeat with the perpendicular side as well.

Hope it helps

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Hi Daniel,

This method shown by you, is very fantastic but ruins some of the design; see below:

But not when you draw a line through the center as shown below:

Best

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It ruins the design in that specific case you show- in general my advice is the less sketch the better modeling experience

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Sure, I just wanted to recall that the design might change without userâ€™s understanding, etc.

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hmm, does this work?
i found out of itâ€¦ thanks

You donâ€™t need to draw that line (just select both the center point and the line), but yes this is definitely a solution

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