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Creating Multiple Drafts Using DraftXpert

To create multiple drafts and do draft analysis using the DraftXpert Add tab:

  1. In the DraftXpert PropertyManager, click the Add tab.
  2. Under Items to Draft:
    1. Set the Draft Angle . In this example, set it to 3.00deg.
    2. Select a Neutral Plane in the graphics area. In this example, select the red-colored planar face on top of the cylinder. The Direction of Pull arrow points upward.

    3. Select the Faces to Draft . In this example, select the cyan-colored cylindrical face.
    4. Click Apply to create the draft.

  3. Under Draft Analysis, select Auto paint to enable Draft Analysis.

    The face you just drafted displays the Draft Analysis color for 3 degrees of draft, while the inside of the cylinder is yellow, indicating no draft.

    Pointer feedback reports the draft angle when you move the pointer over the drafted face.

  4. Clear Auto paint.
  5. Under Faces to Draft, select another face for Neutral Plane. In this example, select the red-colored face on the square front of the model.

  6. Select Auto paint.

    The circular inside of the horizontal cylinder is yellow, indicating no draft.

  7. Select the circular inside for Faces to Draft , then click Apply to create the draft.

    The color of the circular inside updates to indicate 3deg of draft. Pointer feedback verifies the draft angle.



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