Chapter 2. Two-Dimensional Sketching

Chapter Objectives

• Learn about the 2D sketching tools

• Learn how to combine 2D sketching tools to form more complex shapes

• Learn how to edit sketches


This chapter introduces most of the tools found on the Sketch panel, that is, those tools found under the Sketch tab. Inventor 2D models are usually based on an initial 2D sketch that is extended and manipulated to create a final 3D solid model.

Each tool is presented with a short sample application to introduce the tool and show how it can be used.

The Sketch Panel

To Access the Sketch Panel

Image Click the New tool.

The Create New File dialog box ...

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