I have a sheet metal part with an unconsumed sketch (I believe thats what it's called!!). How do I get the sketch to show in a drawing?
I have tried right clicking on the view and selecting Get Model Sketches from within the drawing environment but it doesn't work. I also note that none of the unconsumed sketches from within the part actually show in the tree in the drawing environment; only protrusions, fillets etc show.
I am using Inventor 2010.
Right click on the part in the drawing browser and select "Get Model Sketches". Then right click on the sketch in the drawing browser and select "Include".
I don't know what's going on, but if I place the same view by defining a custom orientation looking straight at that top surface, I can then include the two unconsumed sketches. But that top surface is parallel to the XZ plane, so an ordinary top view should produce the same result...
Here's what I've tried:
I opened your files and the sketches were not visible in the drawing browser.
I made views of your part in a new drawing using my template. The sketches would not show up in the drawing.
I made a new part and inserted it into my drawing. The sketches showed up in the drawing. So, here I had both my part and your part in the same drawing. Sketches worked on mine but not on yours.
I inserted views of my part into your drawing and the sketches showed up in the drawing. Again, the sketches worked on views of my part, but not on views of your part.
So, I'm starting to think there is something wrong with your part. Can you make a very simple new part with a sketch in it and see if that will show up in a drawing?
I placed a new base view, clicked on the "Change View Orientation Button", then used the View Face tool and selected the surface where the sketches are. That view will include sketches, but placing a top view will not!
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