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Revolve around Document or Object Access ?

ethan_roschethan_rosch Member Posts: 5
I'm trying to rotate a portion of a sketch.  

When using the rotate tool, it asks me what axis i want to rotate around.

I really want to rotate around the objects own center point Z axis and/or the origin Z axis (as the object is aligned to the origin).

If I'm understanding this correctly, I need a sketch line or part line to revolve around.

Steps would be:

  1. Create a plan that bisects the desired rotation object
  2. draw a vertical line which I want to rotate around
  3. go back to the object and rotate around that new line
Does this seem the correct workflow?



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    NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,386
    Hi @ethan_rosch you should be able to sketch the line in your profile sketch. If not the method you mention will work. 
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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