Please see attached.
I cannot figure out why my angle lines are curved?
As I stated in my original "fishy" reply - the Cutting Plane for section does not go through the center of the part.
Click on the view.
Right click on the section line and select Edit Cutting Line.
Drag the end of the cutting line to "scrub" (don't let go of mouse button) the arc and then track from the center or midpoint of the arc to align the cutting plane sketch.
You must have used a arc instead of a line. Can you upload your model for us to look at?
Since the model is round it's picking up the line as a diameter
Any way to correct this?
I have made parts like this before, I don't remember having this issue?
What are you trying to accomplish?
I add the vertical dim... like I've done here 31.6
I sketched a 9.5 deg angle on the inside of a revolved part, and when I go to dimension it in the drawing smart dimension makes it a radius. I need an angle call out.
Jim Paradis wrote: Any way to correct this?I have made parts like this before, I don't remember having this issue?
Jim Paradis wrote:
Can you Attach your *.sldprt file here? (This is a yes/no question.)
Your section view looks "fishy" - is the cutting plane going through the center of the hole?
If you want a Angled dimension then you need to select a horizontal line
I believe you are correct. any easy way to correct this?
Can't you create an angular dim in newer versions of SW without first creating another line? I can't in SW2015 but I thought you could in later versions.
the angled lines are curved will not let me make an angle
In addition to section view issue, your Sketch1 is a disaster.
I would expect multiple issues.
Fully define your sketches.
I would probably break this up into several sketches (especially for a beginner).
When you make you section view for the 2D drawing - be sure the cutting plane goes through the center of the hole.
Well thank you.
I am new to this company and am trying to edit models that I did not create
When I get something that I did not create - the first thing I do (which I did with your file) is check Sketch1, the very foundation for the part.
If I find issues with Sketch1 - then everything becomes suspect.I go through everything step-by-step to correct and lock down robust and predictable behavior.
You can easily demonstrate to the boss why whoever did this part could have benefited from training (nice way of saying they didn't have a clue what they were doing).
But first fix it up so that you can demonstrate a before and after solution.
yes you can. And you can in SW 2015 as well:
2015 What's New in SOLIDWORKS - Enhanced Angle Dimension Capabilities
Well look it there... I don't like it in this case because the intersection point would be the preferred method.
When editing this sketch, for some reason I cannot get on the correct plane? Besides my angles showing a curve. My diameters are all off. any ideas?
Looking a little closer to your model and listening to what you're saying, makes me think that the part is not aligned perfectly.. Open the part and select one of the ends, hit the spacebar to open up the View dialog box, change what you need there..
Pack and go the drawing to a zip file. Then attach the zip file here. We can get this sorted quickly then.
Jim Paradis wrote: When editing this sketch,...
When editing this sketch,...
Is this the sketch in the *.slddrw for the Section View cutting plane?
All of this information is critically important - include screen captures to illustrate your text.
Maybe you made one arch
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