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Creating New Sketches with Existing Sketches

To create a new sketch in a part with existing sketches:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Click a sketch tool on the Sketch toolbar, such as Rectangle Tool_Rectangle_Sketch.gif.
    • Click Sketch Tool_Sketch.gif on the Sketch toolbar, or click Insert > Sketch.
  2. Click a plane, face, or edge to add a new sketch, or click Extruded Boss/Base Tool_Extruded_Boss_Base_Features.gif or Revolved Boss/Base Tool_Revolved_Boss_Base_Features.gif.
  3. If you clicked Sketch Tool_Sketch.gif in step 1, or a feature in step 2, click a tool on the Sketch toolbar to create the sketch.
  4. Create the sketch, and dimension the sketch entities.
  5. Exit the sketch, or click Extruded Boss/Base Tool_Extruded_Boss_Base_Features.gif or Revolved Boss/Base Tool_Revolved_Boss_Base_Features.gif on the Features toolbar.

    You can also create a new sketch by extracting entities from an existing sketch.



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