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Sketching on a Plane that isn’t a Part of the 3D Model with Autodesk Inventor

By Harrison Gloyne, Redstack Intern

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You now know how to sketch on your parts and 3D model, but how can you sketch on a plane that isn’t a part of your model?

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How can I do a sketch on a plane that is not a part of the 3D model?

This can be done simply by following these steps and selecting where you want to sketch.

  1. Select the 3D Model tab 
  2. Select the Plane option
  3. And follow the prompts -
  • a. Offset from Plane
  • b. Parallel to Plane through Point
  • c.  Midplane between Two Planes

These steps will allow you to sketch on a plane that isn't a part of your model.

 

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