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*Hamilton, Jake
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Offset work plane

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06-26-2003 11:41 PM
Is there a way to offset a plane from an origin plane?

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Jake Hamilton
Doulos Enterprises, Inc.
616-464-3334 Ext. 2#
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rllthomas
Posts: 2,068
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Message 2 of 9 (155 Views)

Re: Offset work plane

06-26-2003 11:44 PM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
I believe you can just select the workplane feature, highlight the origin plane in the browser and then drag in the graphics area. It may be easier to turn on the origin planes visibility so that you can just pick it when the wp feature is active though.
*Caldwell, Larry
Message 3 of 9 (155 Views)

Re: Offset work plane

06-26-2003 11:48 PM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
Think you can pick the workplane tool, pick the plane/face to offset from
and drag while LMB is down. An offs distance dialog should pop up allowing
you to enter a distance. Also, if you pick the workplane command and hit F1
you can get a pretty good handle on workplane creation.
~Larry

"Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
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> Is there a way to offset a plane from an origin plane?
>
> --
> Jake Hamilton
> Doulos Enterprises, Inc.
> 616-464-3334 Ext. 2#
>
>
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JDMATHER
Posts: 4,994
Registered: ‎12-12-2003
Message 4 of 9 (155 Views)

Re: Offset work plane

06-26-2003 11:50 PM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
Yes. If you click on the workplane tool and then hit F1 and how to create offset workplane it says (and animates the process)to select and drag the workplane you want to offset to the desired offset distance. You can enter the distance directly if it doesn't snap to your desired distance. J.D.
*Hamilton, Jake
Message 5 of 9 (155 Views)

Re: Offset work plane

06-27-2003 12:02 AM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
I clicked the work plane tool button, then the origin plane that I wanted to
offset from, and the offset dimensin dialog box came up.

Piece O' Cake

Just needed help finding the knife to cut it with :smileyhappy:

Thanks guys.

"Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
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> Is there a way to offset a plane from an origin plane?
>
> --
> Jake Hamilton
> Doulos Enterprises, Inc.
> 616-464-3334 Ext. 2#
>
>
*Ham, Teun
Message 6 of 9 (155 Views)

Re: Offset work plane

06-27-2003 12:16 AM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
Sure, first make your Origin Plane visible, than create a Work Plane by
selecting and dragging the Origin Plane(s). You can enter positive or
negtive values (which can not be done with dims)

"Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
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> Oops, wrong group. If you have an answer though....
>
> "Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
> news:1EFADD2FA216C74FE6E6784505A7BFFC@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Is there a way to offset a plane from the origin planes?
> >
> > --
> > Jake Hamilton
> > Doulos Enterprises, Inc.
> > 616-464-3334 Ext. 2#
> >
> >
>
>
*Caldwell, Larry
Message 7 of 9 (155 Views)

Re:

06-27-2003 01:39 AM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
If you RMB on that plane in the browser and pick "Show dimensions" the
dialog will pup up again and you can change the offset, and any geometry
that is sketched on that plane.
~Larry

"Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
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> I clicked the work plane tool button, then the origin plane that I wanted
to
> offset from, and the offset dimensin dialog box came up.
>
> Piece O' Cake
>
> Just needed help finding the knife to cut it with :smileyhappy:
>
> Thanks guys.
>
> "Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
> news:C1DD395D3A17FD143CBB66FD15CAAEC1@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Is there a way to offset a plane from an origin plane?
> >
> > --
> > Jake Hamilton
> > Doulos Enterprises, Inc.
> > 616-464-3334 Ext. 2#
> >
> >
>
>
*boettger, Kent
Message 8 of 9 (155 Views)

Re: Offset work plane

06-29-2003 05:52 AM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
But be aware off the workplane bug.
if you make a workplane adaptive and then try to clear the adaptivity the
workplane gets groundet and then ist as far as i know no way to edit the
dimension on the
workplane anymore ( redo all or undo undo undo undo ). another "bug" they
newer stop :smileysurprised:(
anyone have a solution on this i would like to know.

"Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
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> Is there a way to offset a plane from an origin plane?
>
> --
> Jake Hamilton
> Doulos Enterprises, Inc.
> 616-464-3334 Ext. 2#
>
>
*Caldwell, Larry
Message 9 of 9 (155 Views)

Re:

06-29-2003 05:58 AM in reply to: *Hamilton, Jake
If you don't want the workplane grounded as would be expected when
adaptivity is turned off, you can use the redefine feature to bring it back
to a normal workplane.
~Larry

"Kent boettger" wrote in message
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> But be aware off the workplane bug.
> if you make a workplane adaptive and then try to clear the adaptivity the
> workplane gets groundet and then ist as far as i know no way to edit the
> dimension on the
> workplane anymore ( redo all or undo undo undo undo ). another "bug" they
> newer stop :smileysurprised:(
> anyone have a solution on this i would like to know.
>
> "Jake Hamilton" wrote in message
> news:C1DD395D3A17FD143CBB66FD15CAAEC1@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Is there a way to offset a plane from an origin plane?
> >
> > --
> > Jake Hamilton
> > Doulos Enterprises, Inc.
> > 616-464-3334 Ext. 2#
> >
> >
>
>
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