Extruding the Base

  1. Click Exit Sketch (Sketch tab).

    The Boss-Extrude PropertyManager appears in the left pane, the view of the sketch changes to Trimetric, and a preview of the extrusion appears in the graphics area.

  2. In the PropertyManager, under Direction 1:
    1. Select Blind in End Condition.
    2. Set Depth to 30.
  3. Click .
    The new feature, Boss-Extrude1, appears in the FeatureManager design tree and in the graphics area.
    Press Z to zoom out or press Shift+Z to zoom in.

    The sketch was absorbed into the extrusion feature. Click beside Boss-Extrude1 in the FeatureManager design tree to expand the feature. Sketch1, which you used to extrude the feature, is listed under the feature. To modify a sketch after it has been absorbed, right-click the absorbing feature and select Edit Sketch.

  4. Click Shaded with Edges on the View toolbar.