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No parameters in Sketcher using Operations

No parameters in Sketcher using Operations

No parameters in Sketcher using Operations

(OP)
I created a sketch which is a cross section of a drill bit. I wanted to create half the profile, then mirror to duplicate, then symmetry to get the opposite side of the drill profile. The problem is Operations won't allow me to preselect or multi select the sketch geometry, so I have to select the goemetry one at a time, and I get no Parameters or transfors in the SPEC. tree. I'v had this before in Sketcher using Operations tool bar. I wonder if this is normal? Part design saves mirror with parameters and changing the sketch changes both halves.  Using V5 R12.

RE: No parameters in Sketcher using Operations

Dear CSrac,
You can multi-select the elements before running the Symmetry command.
:)
Farzad

RE: No parameters in Sketcher using Operations

(OP)
Thanks for the input. I tried again, this time it worked in Symmetry If I pre select the geometry only. I think before I had selected the Sketch which tried to Sym the constraints. What seems odd is if I use Mirror or Symmetry I Don't get an option to copy the constraints. With rotate I get to keep the Constraints , but I don't see my rotate operation in the Spec. tree.
Thanks again. I have been using Catia for about 10 years but I only have about 250 hours on V5 (including class), and I only have a license to test. We're not in production yet.

RE: No parameters in Sketcher using Operations

Mirror or symmetry in the sketcher will not get you a feature entry in your spec. tree. They will appear in constrains.

RE: No parameters in Sketcher using Operations

If you want your Mirror Constraints which is a thing I've been annoyed by in Catia Sketcher. Try using the AutoConstraint Icon and then selecting your mirror line as a symetry reference right after performing the Mirror Command.

Michael

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