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blesho
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idw folded model

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01-04-2013 05:04 AM

I was creating an idw, which I have done for years and I am not sure if I clicked on something, my model and dimensions have dissapeared and I am left with a blank blue screen. If I look at the "browser bar" it shows that the part has been folded? Is there a way to undo this?

Thanks for the help. Not sure how I did that.

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sbixler
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Re: idw folded model

01-04-2013 05:49 AM in reply to: blesho

I can't tell from your post what is happening-- can you post the files or at least a screen shot?  References to idw and dimensions suggest that you're working in a drawing, but references to model and blank blue screen and folded part suggest a sheet metal part.  So, I'm confused, which is a common occurrence.

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blesho
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Re: idw folded model

01-04-2013 06:15 AM in reply to: blesho

I am attaching a screen shot, you can see the screen is blue and the idw is not visible. It says the part is folded?

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sbixler
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Re: idw folded model

01-04-2013 07:52 AM in reply to: blesho

OK, it looks as if your drawing sheet is panned/zoomed out of the graphics area.  Can you get it back by using the Zoom All tool?  

 

As for the part shown as folded, that's normal.  You have the choice when you place the view of a sheet metal part whether you want the folded or unfolded view.  In this case you chose the folded view.

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Re: idw folded model

01-07-2013 03:45 AM in reply to: blesho

Thanks for the help. Not sure how I did that.

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