Sketch plane placement

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Sketch plane placement

Post by 9alfred99 » Thu May 18, 2017 6:09 am

I am having trouble moving a sketch plane. I am drawing a bearing holder. At first I put a pocket 12mm diameter all the way through. Then I do a shoulder 14mm diameter going 4mm deep. I then decided to move the recess to the center. So I want to move the sketch associated with it an bring up the Placement window, the Translation window states X-0, y=-8 and z=0. I want to move it in 4mm, so I change y to -4 and hit apply. Nothing happpens. Hit Ok, go to edit the sketch and the plane is still on the face. It didn't move. Re-enter the Placement window and y is still -8.

How do I do this.

OS: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.16.6707 (Git)
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Python version: 2.7.12
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Re: Sketch plane placement

Post by Matt_Sharkey » Fri May 19, 2017 2:10 am

for starters, what CAD software are you using?

also this should be posted on that CAD software's forums.

have you updated any extrusions that occur after the sketch you are modifying. You will want to check all subsequent actions to anything that modify.

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