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Show sketch created with a feature in a drawing

monroe_weber_shirkmonroe_weber_shirk Member Posts: 38 PRO
I am able to show a sketch that I've created in a part studio in a drawing.
However, if I create a sketch using a feature, then that sketch isn't in the available list of sketches associated with a part studio. 
How can I insert a sketch that I create with a feature into a drawing?
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  • tim_hess427tim_hess427 Member Posts: 543 PRO
    Are you using a custom feature? I can't think of any feature that create sketches inside the feature. 

    One workaround you could try is to manually create the sketch you want before you create the feature. Then, inside the feature, you can copy all the sketch elements into the feature sketch with "use".
  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 1,131 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Probably less complicated would be to do the opposite. After the custom featurescript, create a sketch that uses all the edges you want in the drawing. Then show that sketch in the drawing.
  • monroe_weber_shirkmonroe_weber_shirk Member Posts: 38 PRO
    Tim and Mahir, Thank you both! I am using a custom feature to create the sketch. I'm wondering what sketch property is being used by the drawing to query the sketches and exclude the sketches created by custom features. If I could figure that out I could change that property and then I'd have a robust solution.
  • monroe_weber_shirkmonroe_weber_shirk Member Posts: 38 PRO
    The "use" command seems to require selecting each sketch entity one by one. I'm creating a sketch with many parts (the reason I created it in featurescript) and it is configurable and the number of parts varies. 
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