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Profile Sketch

You can edit the profile sketch of an edge flange or a cross break.

Edge flange requirements include:

  • One sketch line of the profile must lie on the edge you selected when creating the edge flange. This sketched line does not have to be the same length as the selected edge.

  • The profile can be multiple open or closed profiles, or multiple-enclosed profiles.

Cross breaks requirements include:

  • Endpoints of cross break sketch lines must be on an edge.

  •  The lines must intersect.

To edit the profile sketch:

  1. When editing an edge flange feature, click Edit Flange Profile under Flange Parameters.

When editing a cross break, click Edit Cross Profile under Cross Break Parameters.

The Profile Sketch dialog box appears.

  1. In the graphics area, drag one of the sketch entities to modify the sketch. You can use sketch tools (Sketch Tools toolbar) to modify the sketch. For example, in a edge flange,  you can add a circle to the sketch to place a hole in the edge flange.

Add edge flange

Modify sketch

Add sketch entity

  1. In the Profile Sketch dialog box:

    • Click Back to accept the changes to the profile sketch and to continue editing the feature.

- or -

  • Click Finish to accept the changes to the profile sketch and to create the feature.

- or -

  • Click Cancel to cancel the change to the profile sketch and close the PropertyManager.



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