SE Sketch Basics Part 3

SE Sketch Basics Part 3 - Sketching in Solid Edge - part 3...

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Sketching in Solid Edge - part 3 1 Learning Objectives: How to modify sketches by dragging How to query Solid Edge for values and assistance How to annotate a sketch in the sketch environment How to insert images into a sketch
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Sketching in Solid Edge - part 3 2 Editing by dragging A sketched entity can be moved or stretched by dragging selected points Depending on the entity and the point selected, the entity may be moved or stretched. The table to the right summarizes what happens to various entities when certain points are selected and dragged.
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Sketching in Solid Edge - part 3 Querying Solid Edge There are occasions that you may want to know Lengths/Distances Areas Properties of areas There also probably will be times that you, try as you might, can’t fully constrain a profile/sketch. You’ll be happy to know that Solid Edge can help you with all of these 3
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Sketching in Solid Edge - part 3 Solid Edge can help you find properties of entities in your sketches Select Inspect from the main toolbar 4 These commands do just what they say
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Sketching in Solid Edge - part 3 5 To measure the length of the line on the left side of the sketch: 1) Select Measure Distance 2) Select the line to measure. 3) It will highlight and the length of the line will appear in the ribbon bar. Line of unknown length The line has been selected The length of the line is calculated and displayed in the ribbon bar.
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Sketching in Solid Edge - part 3 6 You can also measure the distance between any two keypoints by selecting the keypoints rather than a line. First keypoint Second keypoint
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7 To measure the total length of an open or closed loop in a sketch: 1) Select Measure Total Length 2) Select an entity to measure. 3) It will highlight and the length of the loop will appear in the ribbon
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