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roger
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Emboss Text Orientation

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02-28-2014 06:06 PM

I tried to emboss a logo on both sides of a cylindrical part. Circular face is drawn in xy, extruded in z. I created a work plane parallel to yz on both sides of the part. When I added text to the right side vew of the part (+y to the right) the text was correct. When I rotated the part (z+ to the left) to emboss the other side, the text was backwards. I couldn't find any way to make it read correctly. Is there a way to fix this?

Thanks,

Roger

Hi roger,

 

Right-click on the work plane that the sketch is on and and choose Flip Normal. This will reverse the negative / positive face of the work plane.

 

I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,
Curtis
http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com

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Curtis_Waguespack
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Re: Emboss Text Orientation

02-28-2014 06:18 PM in reply to: roger

Hi roger,

 

Right-click on the work plane that the sketch is on and and choose Flip Normal. This will reverse the negative / positive face of the work plane.

 

I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,
Curtis
http://inventortrenches.blogspot.com



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Re: Emboss Text Orientation

03-01-2014 06:34 AM in reply to: Curtis_Waguespack

Yes that did it. Thank you so much! Do you teach classes? Thanks, Roger

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Re: Emboss Text Orientation

03-01-2014 06:50 AM in reply to: roger

Curtis wrote the book -

 

http://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Autodesk-Inventor-2014-LT/dp/1118544862/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=13936...

 

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Re: Emboss Text Orientation

03-02-2014 06:43 PM in reply to: JDMather

I have the Mastering Inventor 2013 Book (which is why I was fiddling with the Emboss feature), and am much honored to have gotten help from the author here!

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