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Using excel macro point plotter, cant extrude plotted line

Question asked by Desmond Murray on Mar 31, 2017
Latest reply on Apr 1, 2017 by Desmond Murray

I am using the excel macro linked below to plot a line from a set of co-ordinates.

Re: Use Macros to Import Points from Excel


I have been trying to extrude this line to a defined thickness so that i can save it as an .IGS file to import in to ANSYS Workbench.

When I try to extrude it I get the following error:


The sketch has not been updated because solving it would result in invalid geometry(such as a zero length line)

Consider: Deleting the invalid Geometry

                 Changing the relations or dimensions.


As far as I am aware there is no invalid geometry. There is no repeating points and it is a closed curve(The line I have plotted is an airfoil).