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Force manual selection of contours

Question asked by Chris Pratt on May 21, 2019
Latest reply on May 21, 2019 by Chris Pratt

When trying to use some sketches as the profile for a (loft)/(sweep)/(boundary Boss/Base) SolidWorks sometimes automatically selects the entire sketch (Figure 1) without showing the pop-up window (Figure 2) that would let you select only a portion of that sketch if you wanted to. How do I force SolidWorks to show that popup window?


I'm on Windows 10, SolidWorks 2017 service pack 2.0


Figure 1, SolidWorks automatically and incorrectly selects the entire sketch.


Figure 2, The pop-up that SolidWorks never displays.