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

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Creating Work Features

image A work feature is construction geometry used when part geometry is not present to create new features. There are three types of work features: work planes, work axes, and work points. In addition to work features that you might create, each part contains origin planes, axes, and an origin point. You can view these by expanding the Origin folder in the Model browser as shown in Figure 4.43, right-clicking each feature, and selecting Visibility. Note that in Figure 4.43 the 3D indicator arrows have been drawn in for clarity. If it helps you, though, you can turn the indicator on and have it display in the lower left of your ...

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