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modifying a feature on an imported part.

joseph_conlinjoseph_conlin Member Posts: 7 PRO
I am trying to modify a slot on an imported part. Tried using move faces and the offset but does not do what I want it to. The slot is currently at .375 X .500 and I need to change it to .45 X .500. 

Answers

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,269
    Try Move Face / Translate and pick one of the straight lines of the slot to define the direction.
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,660 PRO
    The "select faces" tool with the "pocket" option selected may help.
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  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 1,467 PRO
    edited January 21
    You can re-cut the bigger slot with a new sketch & remove extrude.

    You can delete the existing faces and start over using a new sketch & remove extrude.

    My favorite is to build a new part based on the imported one. First; you'll want to re-orient & re-position incase the author didn't do that correctly.

    You can do almost anything to a dumb solid and make changes to it. There are really no downsides to a dumb solid. It's better than a model that's poorly constructed.


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