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My Inventor/Sketch tab/Constraint Panel has disappeared

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07-08-2012 06:53 AM

I completed the first instructional video exercise which created a green bottle.  In that video I was instructed to go to the Sketch tab's Constraint panel to set the dimentions.  I did that successfuly.  Since then I have not seen the Constraints panel on the Sketch tab.  I returned to the video again to see if it was part of the video but not included in my basic package, but it is not there when I repeat the video exercise.

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Re: My Inventor/Sketch tab/Constraint Panel has disappeared

07-08-2012 02:21 PM in reply to: brucemrobertson

brucemrobertson wrote: see if it was part of the video but not included in my basic package...

This does not sound like an Inventor version problem.


Are you in an active sketch environment?

Post screen shot.


You can take a screen shot by hitting Print Screen in upper right corner of your keyboard and then open Start>Accessories>Microsoft Paint and do a Ctrl V to paste the image into Paint.
Save and attach the file here.


Try this - in the browser right click on a sketch and select Edit Sketch


Click on the 2D sketch icon to start a new sketch.

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Re: My Inventor/Sketch tab/Constraint Panel has disappeared

07-09-2012 10:08 AM in reply to: brucemrobertson

When in Sketch mode, do a right-click on the panel row. Select Show Panels. Ensure Constrain is ticked.

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