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Help with inventor 2014

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11-15-2013 01:23 PM

I got the body of the automoblox people done and it's telling me that I have to use slice graphics and project geometry to make the head. I attached the directions here. I've been trying to work on it but I don't understand what it's trying to tell me. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Help with inventor 2014

11-15-2013 02:08 PM in reply to: mrbunny1725
OK, i didn't read the whole thing, I'm not sure at which point you are getting stuck. But it looks like they want you to make a work axis down the vertical center which you will probably use to revolve around after making a sketch. Then it says to pick a square face and create a sketch on it. Then you want to slice graphics because the sketch plane falls inside at least some of the part you already made. This will allow you to see fully what you draw on this next sketch, and not have it be hidden by the existing material. It's just a graphical peek inside to see what you're doing. Then it says to project the geometry of the existing part, so that when you start sketching you have reference points you can use. The outlines of the existing geometry then become an active part of the new sketch and you can use them in your next extrusion. I hope that helps explain a little bit of why you're doing those steps.
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Re: Help with inventor 2014

11-15-2013 02:14 PM in reply to: mrbunny1725

If you do not know how to access slice graphics, you can use F7.

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