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Tabs in sheet metal

Mark_BantleMark_Bantle Member Posts: 2 EDU
I am trying to do a project with my students where they design packages for products. I have used the sheet metal tool and seen about adding tabs, but we keep running into an issue. If I create a cube (for example) and create the sheet metal feature to enclose it, with bends, we can see the flat view of the package. When I try to add tabs to the sides that meet, (in order to glue the sides together) I can only put two tabs on a side. Adding a third tab to the side that is the last to close on a simple box gives me (and my students) and error.

Is there a secret to this? Or a better way?
I want my home bound students to create models at home, where all they have access to is paper. 
Thanks for the help,


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