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Trouble with Sketched Bend

Question asked by Colin Poushay on Apr 28, 2016
Latest reply on Dec 3, 2016 by Colin Poushay

I am having unexpected results when using the sketched bend tool. I am using the Solidworks API to make a sheet metal part through creating a flat pattern, then sketching

the bends. When I try to bend the selected sketch line, shown in the next two pictures






, Solidworks extends the bendline across the bend relief zone, as shown below:




Any idea why this is happening and how I could prevent this, while still using the sketched bend feature?