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If you select Always open this dialog when sketch error occurs, the SketchXpert PropertyManager appears as soon as you over-define 2D or 3D sketches. For existing over defined sketches, click Over Defined FM_Whats_Wrong_Warning_Exclamation_Point.gif in the status bar.

Use SketchXpert to:
  • Diagnose. Cycles through and displays potential solutions.
  • Manual Repair. Displays all conflicts and allows you to select solutions.
SketchXpert displays:
  • Images of existing geometry when solutions cause that geometry to move.
  • Dimensions and relations to be deleted, with a strikethrough.
Click View > Sketch Relations to display color-coded sketch relations as: item_unsolvable.gif Item is Unsolvable or item_conflicts.gif Item Conflicts.

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