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Select Multiple Non-Contiguous Sketch Profiles for Surface Extrusion

Status: New Idea
by Product Support innovatenate on ‎11-12-2013 04:03 PM

When extruding with a surface output, it is only possible to select multiple sketch figures if they are adjacent and coincident to one another (in the same loop). I propose the ability to select multiple non-contiguous, or non-looped sketch figures in a single extrude feature. 

 

With a solid output and closed profiles it is already possible to select multiple profiles for a single extrusion. Can this enhancement be extended to include surface output as well? See the below screenshot for clarification.

 

Surface Extrude.PNG

Comments
by Contributor dmytty on ‎11-13-2013 09:57 AM

 

Nate @ Autodesk Tech Support ...

 

Thanks for the documentation of our discussion.

by Mentor on ‎11-15-2013 11:13 AM

Options to apply it would be quite enough. How to deal with solids? You have it all one solid body?

by Contributor dmiller on ‎11-23-2013 07:28 AM

A window select would be helpful as well.  We lasermark our parts and must currently enclose our profiles to extrude since we can only view model sketches in views that are perpendicular to the sketch plane and not projected views.  If we were able to multi-select open line profiles we could create our model faster and more representative of the physical parts.

 

Lasermark.png

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