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Inventor 2010 Will Not Build Flat Pattern

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11-18-2009 08:01 AM
I have a pretty simple design and yet Inventor will not build the flat pattern. Here is the error that it is giving me:


12 Valley_R2.ipt: Errors occurred during update
12 Valley_R2.ipt (Flat Pattern): Errors occurred during update
Definition1: Could not build this ASMFlatPattern
No base plane found


Anyone have any ideas?
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Re: Inventor 2010 Will Not Build Flat Pattern

11-18-2009 08:11 AM in reply to: engineer968
>Anyone have any ideas?

Yes. The most obvious idea is - post the file here!
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Re: Inventor 2010 Will Not Build Flat Pattern

11-18-2009 08:12 AM in reply to: engineer968
....or....

We could play a pretty simple and fun game of 20 questions.

Q1. Did you use sheet metal tools to create the features?
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Re: Inventor 2010 Will Not Build Flat Pattern

11-18-2009 08:14 AM in reply to: engineer968
Q2. Did you try selecting a face before clicking Flat Pattern?
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Re: Inventor 2010 Will Not Build Flat Pattern

11-19-2009 10:06 AM in reply to: engineer968
Did you get this figured out?
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