11 Replies Latest reply on Jul 22, 2017 9:24 AM by Anthony Picciano

    Place a dimension in 3D sketch without selecting model faces

    Jamil Snead

      I am creating 3D sketches in an assembly with entities in the middle of the parts. When I try to add a dimension to a sketched line I can't place the dimension because if I click SW tries to select the face that is behind my cursor instead of just placing the dimension where I have it. You can see in my screenshot below that SW highlights a face orange and if I click (intending to just place the dimension I have created) it will instead try to add that face to the dimension selections. Is there a way to just place the dimension and ignore whatever is under the cursor? Or is the only option to drag the dimension a million miles away so that it is outside the boundaries of the assembly and then place it?

       

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