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Identify source of projected geometry in sketches

Status: Accepted
by Contributor pberry on ‎12-06-2012 07:34 PM

I would like to RMB on the projected curve and have the option to highlight or name the source feature in the tree.


Very often I have to edit models with very long and complicated trees.  Sketches often have projected geometry from other sketches or edges that were consumed far up in the tree.  Identifying the source of the projected curve can often be very difficult. 

Status: Accepted
Accepted idea [US14253]. Thanks!
By: Valued Contributor timdown73 | Posted ‎12-07-2012 06:49 AM

It's difficult for sure.  I avoid projecting sketches as much as possible just for that reason.

By: *Expert Elite* | Posted ‎01-17-2013 06:24 AM

Also, for adaptive projections from in-place edits in assemblies, would be great to extend this idea to also identifiying the source part.

By: Employee | Posted ‎01-29-2013 01:06 PM
Status changed to: Future Consideration
Nice idea. [US14253]
By: Distinguished Contributor FProcp | Posted ‎02-05-2013 05:55 AM

:smileyvery-happy: I totally agree with this. It can be so so so difficult to edit a projected curve/line when you cannot remember which sketch it was projected from. Especially if working on a model created by someone else.


I would also like to RMB on the projected curve and have the option to highlight or name the source feature in the tree or in a drop-down menu or something.


I don't like using projected edges for this sole reason. They are very difficult to edit later because it's hard to find the parent/source sketch/feature they are driven by.

By: Employee | Posted ‎03-01-2013 11:39 AM , edited ‎03-01-2013 11:40 AM |
Status changed to: Under Review

This project [US14253] is under review by the development team.

By: Employee | Posted ‎03-18-2013 08:40 AM
Status changed to: Accepted
Accepted idea [US14253]. Thanks!
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