• How can I dimension to the edge of a circle or arc instead of to the center?

    With the Smart Dimension function active, hold down your Shift key while selecting the circle.  That will place the dimension to the edge (near or far edge, depending on where you click) instead of the center....
    Glenn Schroeder
    last modified by Glenn Schroeder
  • How do I move an Assembly sketch to a Part?

       There isn't a way to do that directly.  You have several options.     Click on the sketch in the tree and Ctrl+C to copy it, and then open the Part file, select a plane...
    Glenn Schroeder
    last modified by Glenn Schroeder
  • How can I dimension to the intersection of two edges, such as at a fillet?

    With the Smart Dimension tool active, right-click on one of the edges and choose "Find Intersection" from the drop-down.     Then left click on the second edge.     That will insert a Virtual Sha...
    Glenn Schroeder
    last modified by Glenn Schroeder
  • Why are some sketch entities shown in a thick font and others in a thin font?

    In most cases, sketch entities are shown with a thick line font, but sometimes, you will see some of the entities with a thin line font. The image below shows examples of these thin entities: In early versions of S...
    Jim Wilkinson
    last modified by Jim Wilkinson