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Planar Surface

You can create planar surfaces from these items:
  • A non-intersecting closed sketch
  • A set of closed edges
  • Multiple co-planar parting lines

  • A pair of planar entities such as curves or edges

Creating a Planar Surface from a Set of Closed Edges

To create a planar surface bounded by a set of closed edges in a part:

  1. Click Planar Surface (Surfaces toolbar) or Insert > Surface > Planar.
  2. In the PropertyManager, select a set of closed edges in a part for Bounding Entities . All edges in the set must be on the same plane.

  3. Click OK .

    To edit the planar surface, right-click the surface and select Edit Feature.

Creating a Bounded Planar Surface from a Sketch

To create a bounded planar surface from a sketch:

  1. Create a non-intersecting, single contour, closed sketch.
  2. Click Planar Surface (Surfaces toolbar) or Insert > Surface > Planar.
  3. In the PropertyManager, select the sketch in the graphics area or FeatureManager design tree for Bounding Entities . Click OK .
  4. Click OK .

    To edit the planar surface, edit the sketch.

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