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raymond.salter
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DISAPPEARING CONSTRAINT POINTS IN INVENTOR

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03-16-2012 12:44 PM

The green balls that should appear when hovering over a constrianed point as stopped appearing.  Is there toggle or someother way to "turn" these back on?

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JDMather
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Re: DISAPPEARING CONSTRAINT POINTS IN INVENTOR

03-16-2012 01:03 PM in reply to: raymond.salter

What version of Inventor?

Constraint Persistence?
Constraint Options?

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Re: DISAPPEARING CONSTRAINT POINTS IN INVENTOR

03-16-2012 01:12 PM in reply to: JDMather

I am a new user, this happened in the 2012 Tuitorial.  Wondering if maybe somehow I accidently chnaged something.

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Re: DISAPPEARING CONSTRAINT POINTS IN INVENTOR

03-16-2012 01:14 PM in reply to: raymond.salter

Are you in an active sketch?
Attach the ipt file here.

You might also indicate the exact url step where you are in the tutorial.

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Re: DISAPPEARING CONSTRAINT POINTS IN INVENTOR

03-16-2012 06:49 PM in reply to: raymond.salter

Hi

 

As JDMather suggested, this is likely due to the Constraint Persistence setting. See Paul Munford's article on this subject at this link:

http://cadsetterout.com/inventor-tutorials/inventor-constraint-persistence-my-best-friend-my-worst-e...

 

I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,
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raymond.salter
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Re: DISAPPEARING CONSTRAINT POINTS IN INVENTOR

03-19-2012 06:19 AM in reply to: JDMather

Seems to be work ok, think I may have been doing something wrong.

 

Thanks for your help

 

Ray

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