2024

Create 2D sketches, surfaces, and solids.

Create and edit 2D parametric sketch geometry.

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View and edit the construction history of your model.

Global references are the global origin, axes, and planes shown in the modeling window. They can be helpful when creating and defining your model.

Learn about sketching basics including the sketch plane, legend, constraints, context menu options, and construction geometry.

Start a new sketch (S) and select a sketch plane.

Project selected geometry onto the sketch plane as construction geometry.

Extract curves resulting from the intersection of the sketch plane with selected parts or surfaces.

Sketch and edit a point, line, polyline (L), or line-arc.

Sketch and edit a rectangle (R).

Sketch and edit a parallelogram or a regular polygon.

Sketch and edit a circle (C).

Sketch and edit an ellipse or an elliptical arc.

Sketch and edit an arc (A).

Sketch and edit a spline (S).

Use the Dimension tool (D) to define and/or constrain the dimensions of a sketch.

Translate or rotate sketch entities.

Trim (B) or split a sketch curve.

Extend or shorten an entity of a sketch curve.

Round the corners of 2D sketch curves to create fillets (F) with the same radius or different radii.

Offset (O) or mirror (M) a sketch curve.

Create a linear or circular pattern of sketch entities.

Export a sketch as a .dxf or .dwg file.

Create and modify parametric surfaces and solids.