Exploring the Options and Settings for Sketches
Before you jump into creating a part sketch, take a look at the options and settings Inventor provides for sketches. Options and settings in part files are located in two different areas of Inventor, depending upon whether the focus of these settings affects the application (Inventor) or the document (your part file). You'll look at both application options and document options in the following sections.
BEFORE YOU START...
Before you begin, make sure you have downloaded the tutorial files from www.sybex.com/go/masteringinventor2012. Place the files in a folder on your computer (such as \My Documents\Mastering Inventor 2012), and then be sure to set the Mastering Inventor 2012 project active: