I want to add a sketch to the design library. The sketch has sketched text as well as lines, arcs, etc.
Option 1: When I add the sketch to the library as a block and then try to add it from the library to a new part, it imports into new parts with errors in the sketched geometry, i.e. additional lines are present in the sketch that aren’t in the original. When I import the block into a drawing document, the sketched text disappears altogether. Since I need the sketch to come in to any type of document, this doesn't seem ideal.
Procedure I followed to do this:
-Highlight sketch in feature tree
-Click the "Add to Library" icon in the design library window
-Navigate to desired location
-Choose solid block file type
-Click green checkmark.
Option 2: When I right-click on the sketch in the feature tree, there is an option to “Add to Library”. When I click that option, a green “L” icon appears on the sketch icon in the feature tree. However, after I do that, I can’t seem to find the sketch in the design library anywhere.
My questions then are:
-Am I doing something wrong when adding the block to the design library that would cause it not to import into other parts/drawings properly?
-Where is the sketch in the library when I right-click it and click “Add to Library”?
-Is there a way to add a sketch to the library without it being a block?