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Direct editing of sketches

kevin_quigleykevin_quigley Member Posts: 306 ✭✭✭
Is there a way in Onshape to select a sketch early in the tree or a sketch that drives a feature, and directly edit the dimensions or points in the sketch WITHOUT having to go into the sketch and edit it (thus rolling back the tree and losing the visual feedback of the resulting feature)?

If not, there really should be.

This might not be an issue for some tasks but for many higher level modelling tasks it is very very useful to be able to directly edit sketch points or dimensions and see the geometry preview update in realtime. SolidWorks has this. Most lower cost modelling systems have this (SolidThinking, Rhino, SharkFX etc).


  • lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,954
    @KevinQuigley yes we have been working on a few aspects to live editing sketches and feature dimensions directly in the graphics area.  There is a ton of value to edit in this mode due to the graphical nature of it.  Stay tuned...
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
  • ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 1,068
    In the mean time, you can use the "Final" mode in the sketch edit dialog to keep the visual feedback.
    Ilya Baran \ Director, Architecture and FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
  • kevin_quigleykevin_quigley Member Posts: 306 ✭✭✭
    @IlyaBaran‌ the final mode works well!
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