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eveylynne
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Starting a new sketch

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02-02-2012 11:41 AM

How does Inventor decide how to orient the axisis for a new sketch?  Sometimes, when I create a sketch on a face of a feature, the sketch sometimes rotates to an odd angle (Untitled.png).  I can create a sketch on a different, parallel surface and the sketch doesn't go to odd angles.  Why does Inventor do this?  How do I edit the orientation?  I've attached the part that I'm having the issue in.  When I try to create a sketch on the face of the loft, the x/y does things I don't understand. This happens often enough to be very frustrating.  I have work arounds, but I would much rather be able to fix the issue, or prevent it completely.

Yay! Tis [mostly] solved!

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eveylynne
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Re: Starting a new sketch

03-30-2012 06:11 AM in reply to: eveylynne

Yay! Tis [mostly] solved!

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