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pinum314
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Datum axes and planes

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10-14-2012 06:33 PM
Using Inventor 2012 how does one go about creating datum axes and planes in order to sketch a part?
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sbixler
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Re: Datum axes and planes

10-15-2012 03:54 AM in reply to: pinum314

In Inventor, three axes and three planes already exist in each new part.  These are called the origin axes and planes.  Typically, unless you have changed your application options to "No new sketch", Inventor 2012 opens a new part with a sketch already active on the XY plane.  Is this not what you're seeing, or are you asking in advance of actually using Inventor?

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JDMather
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Re: Datum axes and planes

10-15-2012 05:12 AM in reply to: pinum314

I recommend you start here

http://home.pct.edu/~jmather/skillsusa%20university.pdf

 

Are you coming from experience with another program?

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