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Section view as new sketch plane

Experimenter
Experimenter

Is there a convenient way to use a face resulting from a section view as a sketch plane? I realize I could make two reference planes to get a similar resulting sketch plane, however, I am looking for a more streamlined procedure. If I recall correctly, Solid Works has a feature where a user could sketch directly on a sectioned surface. Does Solid Edge have a similar feature?

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Thank you

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Re: Section view as new sketch plane

Gears Honored Contributor Gears Honored Contributor
Gears Honored Contributor

I think the section function is more of a visual representation than any topological operation on the solid.

Live sections in Synchronous mode will allow you to use the face for sketching.