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jay.davey
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Thicken/Offset and select all faces

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02-08-2012 11:08 AM

Hello Inventor Gurus,

 

How can I thicken/offset an entire part without having to select all the faces individually?  The 'chain select' option is not good enough for selecting all faces/surfaces that meet and form an edge with no fillet.

 

Is there still no way of doing this in 2012?

 

Cheers,

 

Jay

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cwhetten
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Re: Thicken/Offset and select all faces

02-08-2012 11:18 AM in reply to: jay.davey

Can you post your part?

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jay.davey
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Re: Thicken/Offset and select all faces

02-08-2012 11:39 AM in reply to: jay.davey

Here is an example part.

 

Cheers,

 

Jay

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JDMather
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Re: Thicken/Offset and select all faces

02-08-2012 12:12 PM in reply to: jay.davey

A little less work than selecting all the faces.

No selection for shell outward.

Delete a couple of faces.

Patch outer face.

Sculpt.

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Re: Thicken/Offset and select all faces

02-08-2012 12:29 PM in reply to: JDMather

Works good enough for what I need.  Thank you.

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