Illustrate the degrees of freedom available to geometry. Access In a sketch when no command is active, do one of the following: Select Show All Degrees of Freedom from the status bar. Right-click the geometry, and select Display Degrees of Freedom. Translation Points are constrained to move parallel to an axis, …

Read More »## Relax Mode

Select or deselect Enable Relax Mode in Ribbon: Sketch tab Constrain Panel Constraint Settings: Relax mode tab to control the default behavior for Relax Mode. NOTE:You can also toggle Relax Mode On and Off from the status bar or by pressing F11 in the 2D sketch environment. Relax Mode allows you to modify geometry and apply …

Read More »## Part dimension tolerance and properties

It is not possible to manufacture parts to exact dimensions. The closer to an exact size an item or feature must be manufactured, the more expensive it becomes. Conversely, the part may not function correctly if the tolerance range is too large. Depending on the type of part and its …

Read More »## Automatically dimension and constrain sketch

Use the Dimension command to add only the dimensions you need, then use the Automatic Dimensions and Constraints command to calculate all other sketch dimensions and constraints. On the ribbon, click Sketch tab Constrain panel Automatic Dimensions and Constraints .The Auto Dimension dialog box shows the number of dimensions and constraints required to fully …

Read More »## Add sketch dimension

On the ribbon, click Sketch tab Constrain panel Dimension . In the graphics window, click the geometry to dimension. Click in the graphics window to place the dimension. In a 3D sketch, the dimension text is parallel to a plane created by the two selections. If the Edit Dimension option is enabled, the Edit …

Read More »## 3D equation curves reference

Creates a curve based on specified equations and range. Access Ribbon: 3D Sketch tab Create Panel Equation Curve x(t) or r(t) Specify x or r as a function of t. For example x(t): t^2. y(t) or θ (t) or φ(t) Specify y or θ or θ as a function of t. For example, …

Read More »## Create 3D intersection curve

Click 3D Sketch tab Create Panel Intersection Curve to create a 3D curve. Use the curve to create shapes such as those used in consumer products, piping, and to control the shape of complex lofts. You can select: Faces, surfaces, or the entire part body 2D sketch curves Work planes On the ribbon, click 3D …

Read More »## 3D curves autodesk inventor

The following 3D sketch commands create curve geometry using specified values, or by projecting geometry: Helical Curve creates a 3D coil from parameters. Equation Curve creates a 3D curve from equations. Intersection Curve creates a 3D curve from intersecting geometry. Silhouette Curve creates a 3D curve at the outer boundary of a surface. Project …

Read More »## 3D interpolation spline reference

Fits a 3D interpolation spline through specified work points. To end the spline and exit the command, click OK. To end the spline and remain in the command click Apply. Click work points, vertices, or endpoints of geometry projected with the Include command into the 3D sketch. Access Ribbon: 3D Sketch …

Read More »## Create 3D interpolation spline

Use the 3D Interpolation Spline command to create a 3D spline that passes through selected points. You can pick points in space or select predefined points. Use the Include command to copy vertices from a 2D sketch. On the ribbon, click 3D Model tab Sketch panel Create 3D Sketch . If a 2D sketch …

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