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ipburbank
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Inventor change default normal

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01-18-2013 08:09 PM

Hello,

When placing a transitional constraint to a surface (the part has no volume) the default normal is inconveniently on the wrong side of the face. Is there an easy way to change the default normal for future constraints? (92 objects have this constraint applied to themselves and the surface).

 

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Istvan.

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sbixler
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Re: Inventor change default normal

01-20-2013 04:35 PM in reply to: ipburbank

I can't see any way to change this, and I can see how it would be quite tedious if you have many such constraints to place.  Select Other allows you to select the other normal of a surface, but that's a lot of extra clicks to do the job.

Sam B
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