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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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The Bottom Line

Set up options and settings for the sketch environment. Understanding the settings and options that apply to the sketch environment is an essential first step in working with Inventor.

Master It You want to configure your own set of options and settings for your sketch environment and then back them up and/or distribute them to other workstations. How would you do this?

Create a sketch from a part file template. Creating a sketch in a blank template file is the fundamental step in creating 3D parametric models. You will use this basic step to start most of your part designs.

Master It How would you capture the intent of your design when creating a base sketch for a new part?

Use sketch constraints to control sketch geometry. ...

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