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How Snap Dimension or sketch in Assembly

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How can I select model edge for reference Dimemsion or Sketch line. when I want create feature on Assembly?

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Re: How Snap Dimension or sketch in Assembly

Hi there @Famer,

 

In the case Assembly Features, especially for Frame members, I would recommend using sketch elements, with a combination of "Project to Sketch" [formerly "Include"] command and manually sketched lines/arcs to dimension from and to....as midpoint will only work for 45 degree miter cuts.

Also, check that the "Keypoints" selection filter, for your dimensions, has the correct setting. I normally just set it to "All"....I really wish this could be set as the DEFAULT.

 

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Sean Cresswell
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‎05-10-2017 02:17 PM

Re: How Snap Dimension or sketch in Assembly

I think you are talking about the "peers" setting in tools. It needs to be on. This is another thing I wish was always on by default.

Bruce Shand
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Re: How Snap Dimension or sketch in Assembly

Peers on/off is the next thing I plan to add to my quick access toolbar in every environment. I frequently have to use peer on for one side of a dimension and peers off for the other side.