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new sketches being created, old one not editable

Running OnShape on an iPad Pro 12.9”.  All software is up-to-date as far as my iPad knows.

New user trying to figure out how to use OnShape.  My problem happens like so:

  1. Create new parts studio
  2. Set view to front
  3. Create several connected shapes
  4. Step away for a bit, maybe 1 hour
  5. Upon returning the view has reverted to the default, 3 plane view.
  6. Set view to front again
  7. Create construction line.  This creates a new sketch
  8. Try to trim lines in Sketch 1.  Error: This entity cannot be trimmed or something like it.  Trying to dimension anything fails.
I can provide more information, if there is any.  I can also troubleshoot if instructions are given.

One thing to note.  I switch “Accessibility” on and off constantly.  I have tried these operations with the Magnifier both on and off. 


Best Answers


  • robert_crawfordrobert_crawford Member Posts: 7
    Thanks.  Selecting the three dots and choosing edit did the trick.  I’m still a little confused as to why more sketches are being generated.

  • robert_crawfordrobert_crawford Member Posts: 7
    Thanks Neil.  That answers my other question.  Is this confirmation check mark on the small pop out window that has the constraints listed?  
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,201
    Yes it is - on the title bar of that dialog (that pops up from the bottom of the screen).
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
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