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Can I toggle which dimensions are driven in an over-defined sketch?

Question asked by Kelly Ramirez on Sep 15, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 21, 2016 by Rob Edwards

I'm currently using the following sketch to setup my revolved feature.

The dimensions that are driven by Driveworks are D1, D3, D4, and XO_OD2. I will need to create a new dimension for the same sketch but if I do that it will be over-defined.

The new dimension that needs to be driven is D3 (the 3.00"). In this case, the angle can vary (does not need to be 45°) but the distance from the beginning of the angle to the end of the radius must remain at 3 inches.

 

I have a problem because in some cases I will need to define the sketch as seen in the first picture and in other cases I need to define the sketch as seen in the second picture. I know I can make two different sketches but there are multiple features after the creation of this one that are referencing this revolved sketch.

 

Is there a way to toggle the dimensions that I need in an over-defined sketch and delete the ones that aren't required? I'm not sure if I'm explaining myself correctly. Any suggestions are welcomed!

 

Thank you!

-Kelly

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