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Cannot create a solid extrusion

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12-28-2012 08:55 AM

I have just downloaded an educational version of Inventor. Although I can create sketches I cannot extrude the sketch to form a solid. The origin arrow heads appear over size and it seems as if the origin plane is being extruded to form a solid! Any ideas??

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Re: Cannot create a solid extrusion

12-28-2012 09:11 AM in reply to: gt40.200mph

Yes, you are trying to use professional 3D parametric software without any training.


Try this first: 

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Re: Cannot create a solid extrusion

12-30-2012 05:56 AM in reply to: gt40.200mph

gt40.200mph wrote:

 Any ideas??

Here is another idea, attach your ipt file here so that others can check the behavior you report with your file.

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