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aeryn&bob
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Registered: ‎12-03-2012
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Associating a workplane with a block

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12-03-2012 04:01 PM

I want to use a lofted solid as a component in an assembly. I am using a top-down approach with 2D blocks to get the kinematics right before creating the components.

My problem is that the sketches needed to create the loft are on workplanes, and those workplanes are fixe with respect to an absolute coordinte system.

Is there a way to assosiate workplanes with a block instead, so that they will move with the part?

 

Is it possible that the problem is trying to do this in a part file, and that if I place the finished solid in an assembly it will then be able to move?

 

All help is appreciated.( I am fairly new to Inventor.)

Thank you.

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JDMather
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Registered: ‎04-20-2006
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Re: Associating a workplane with a block

12-03-2012 06:23 PM in reply to: aeryn&bob

aeryn&bob wrote:

All help is appreciated.( I am fairly new to Inventor.)

Thank you.


Can you attach file(s) here?

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