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Re: Please help with flat pattern

10-01-2012 08:56 AM in reply to: jeregonn

I always change projected geometry like this to Construction linetype.

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Re: Please help with flat pattern

10-01-2012 10:16 AM in reply to: JDMather

Should I be able to trace around the projected geometry and cut away the mat'l I do not want?

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Re: Please help with flat pattern

10-01-2012 10:49 AM in reply to: jeregonn

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Yes, of course you can - but you have to create clean sketches rather than those overlapping non-tangent arcs.

Keep in mind that designers use nice regular numbers for arc sizes - dimension them!

 

 

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