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SeanFarr

Midplane between Two Parallel Planes at Assembly Level

Status: Implemented
by Valued Mentor on ‎12-27-2012 10:13 AM

I have read some older posts in this forum and found some work arounds, but I still don't clearly understand why we can't have the option to insert a workplane between two parallel planes/faces at the assembly level. Why can we only do it at the part level?

 

Image - Left side part level - right side assembly level

planes.png

Thanks

 

Sean

Status: Implemented
This idea has been implemented within Autodesk Inventor 2015. Special thanks to the author of this Idea and likewise to everyone who cast your Kudo for it. Enhancements were made within the Assembly environment to create workplanes between two parallel faces, or non-parallel faces in Assemblies (between two components). Enhancements were made within the Part environment to create workplanes between non-parallel faces. Please be sure to check this out in Autodesk Inventor 2015. Thanks!
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by Employee on ‎01-28-2013 10:53 AM
Status changed to: Under Review
 
by Employee on ‎02-25-2013 02:20 PM
Status changed to: Under Review
As Adam indicated, this project [US14619] is under review by the development team.
by Employee ‎03-12-2013 01:16 PM - edited ‎03-12-2013 01:24 PM
Status changed to: Accepted

Accepted idea [US14619]. Thanks!

by MrJoshuaAU on ‎04-08-2013 04:12 AM

This is something i would use everyday.

 

Cheers Josh

 

 

by Contributor cbliss on ‎07-13-2013 11:20 PM

This should include mid planes between two non parallel planes or faces.  Non parallel planes are just as mathematically or geometrically valid as parallel planes.

by Distinguished Contributor m.teleguz1 on ‎02-05-2014 08:19 AM

and yet 2014 comes around and its not included??? 

by jaydavey on ‎02-20-2014 08:28 AM

ditto want this added in near future.

by MadcapPomposity on ‎02-26-2014 06:35 AM

This feature can't arrive soon enough.

But while we're waiting, the workaround is to select "Measure" from the flyout, measure the distance between the two planes, and divide it by two.

by MadcapPomposity on ‎02-26-2014 10:37 AM

I spoke too soon. A measured-offset plane is non-adaptive, and therefore an imperfect workaround at best.

by Employee on ‎03-27-2014 11:13 AM
Status changed to: Implemented
This idea has been implemented within Autodesk Inventor 2015. Special thanks to the author of this Idea and likewise to everyone who cast your Kudo for it. Enhancements were made within the Assembly environment to create workplanes between two parallel faces, or non-parallel faces in Assemblies (between two components). Enhancements were made within the Part environment to create workplanes between non-parallel faces. Please be sure to check this out in Autodesk Inventor 2015. Thanks!
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