How to Shift Trim/Extend & Offset Work Plane on Sketch Creation | AUTODESK INVENTOR TIPS
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#9 How to Shift Trim/Extend
When using the Trim or Extend command, you do not have to exit the command to use the other.
For example; when using the Trim command, by holding the Shift key on the keyboard the Trim command will act as the Extend command. And then using the Extend command, by holding the Shift key the Extend command will act as the Trim command.
- Start either the Trim or Extend command
- Hold Shift on the key on the keyboard
- The opposite command is used when Shift key is held
- No need to exit the command
#10 How Offset Work Plane on Sketch Creation Works
When creating a new 2D sketch, you can also create an offset work plane at the same time.
- Start 2D Sketch tool
Select and hold on a face or existing plan
Drag away from face or existing plane required distance or enter a view
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