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Sketch Profiles for Features

The sketches for base, boss and cut features (both extrude and revolve) can contain nested profiles, multiple closed profiles, or profiles that overhang existing geometry.

The following illustrates some of the profiles that the FeatureWorks software can recognize:
  • Nested cut profile (the oval cut)
  • Nested boss profile (the square boss)
  • Multiple closed profiles (the circular cuts)
  • Overhanging profile (the circular boss)

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