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Post 1 of 6

Sheet Metal Contour Flange

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11-14-2002 12:09 AM
I have a "C" shaped sketch that I want to make a contour flange out of. It is the first and only feature
shown in the browser. I need to extrude this contour flange equally in both directions from the
sketching plane which is the X-Y plane at the origin. I can not find an option to do this. How can
I extrude this equally about the origin? I know I can insert a work plane but I (we) should not have
to do that. Does anyone know how to do this?

Thanks

Mike
*Maenpaa, Mike
Post 2 of 6

Re: Sheet Metal Contour Flange

11-14-2002 12:10 AM in reply to: mmiller1
This was asked before. The answer was, to share the sketch and
extrude the opposite direction from the firtst extrusion.

Mike

 


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I
have a "C" shaped sketch that I want to make a contour flange out of. It is
the first and only feature
 shown in the browser. I need to extrude
this contour flange equally in both directions from the
sketching plane
which is the X-Y plane at the origin. I can not find an option to do this. How
can
I extrude this equally about the origin? I know I can insert a work
plane but I (we) should not have
to do that. Does anyone know how to do
this?

Thanks

Mike

*Autodesk\
Post 3 of 6

Re: Sheet Metal Contour Flange

11-14-2002 12:38 AM in reply to: mmiller1
Click on the More button. You can specify either direction or
bi-directional.

Loren Jahraus
Autodesk Inventor Workflow Team

"mmiller" wrote in message
news:f123546.-1@WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> I have a "C" shaped sketch that I want to make a contour flange out of. It
is the first and only feature
> shown in the browser. I need to extrude this contour flange equally in
both directions from the
> sketching plane which is the X-Y plane at the origin. I can not find an
option to do this. How can
> I extrude this equally about the origin? I know I can insert a work plane
but I (we) should not have
> to do that. Does anyone know how to do this?
> Thanks
>
> Mike
>
>
*Maenpaa, Mike
Post 4 of 6

Re:

11-14-2002 12:59 AM in reply to: mmiller1
Oops! I should pay attention to what version I'm running. I was in 5.3.
Works great! However, I wanted to measure the flange I just created and got
a Blue Screen Of Death! :smileysad: Hopefully, SP1 will fix it tomorrow.
Mike

"Loren Jahraus (Autodesk)" wrote in message
news:smileyvery-happy:6C6483A6CE3564E19DBE55F9F7C8FDB@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Click on the More button. You can specify either direction or
> bi-directional.
>
> Loren Jahraus
> Autodesk Inventor Workflow Team
>
> "mmiller" wrote in message
> news:f123546.-1@WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > I have a "C" shaped sketch that I want to make a contour flange out of.
It
> is the first and only feature
> > shown in the browser. I need to extrude this contour flange equally in
> both directions from the
> > sketching plane which is the X-Y plane at the origin. I can not find an
> option to do this. How can
> > I extrude this equally about the origin? I know I can insert a work
plane
> but I (we) should not have
> > to do that. Does anyone know how to do this?
> > Thanks
> >
> > Mike
> >
> >
>
>
*Caldwell, Larry
Post 5 of 6

Re:

11-14-2002 01:22 AM in reply to: mmiller1
BSOD is almost always hardware related, least I don't know of a case that
couldn't be traced to hardware.
~Larry

"Mike Maenpaa" wrote in message
news:9ECB6742A80CB91DE3CE1E956B3706DC@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Oops! I should pay attention to what version I'm running. I was in 5.3.
> Works great! However, I wanted to measure the flange I just created and
got
> a Blue Screen Of Death! :smileysad: Hopefully, SP1 will fix it tomorrow.
> Mike
>
> "Loren Jahraus (Autodesk)" wrote in message
> news:smileyvery-happy:6C6483A6CE3564E19DBE55F9F7C8FDB@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Click on the More button. You can specify either direction or
> > bi-directional.
> >
> > Loren Jahraus
> > Autodesk Inventor Workflow Team
> >
> > "mmiller" wrote in message
> > news:f123546.-1@WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > I have a "C" shaped sketch that I want to make a contour flange out
of.
> It
> > is the first and only feature
> > > shown in the browser. I need to extrude this contour flange equally
in
> > both directions from the
> > > sketching plane which is the X-Y plane at the origin. I can not find
an
> > option to do this. How can
> > > I extrude this equally about the origin? I know I can insert a work
> plane
> > but I (we) should not have
> > > to do that. Does anyone know how to do this?
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
*Maenpaa, Mike
Post 6 of 6

Re:

11-14-2002 01:45 AM in reply to: mmiller1
That's what I was thinking too. I just changed my Hardware settings to
Conservative. We'll see if that helps!
Mike

> BSOD is almost always hardware related, least I don't know of a case that
> couldn't be traced to hardware.
> ~Larry
>
> "Mike Maenpaa" wrote in message
> news:9ECB6742A80CB91DE3CE1E956B3706DC@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Oops! I should pay attention to what version I'm running. I was in 5.3.
> > Works great! However, I wanted to measure the flange I just created and
> got
> > a Blue Screen Of Death! :smileysad: Hopefully, SP1 will fix it tomorrow.
> > Mike
> >
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