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Creating a variable within a Skectch

T.MoyerT.Moyer Member Posts: 2
I've tried to create a variable as instructed in the help but after I click the dimension tool between two point and then try to enter a variable name for this dimension like #pWidth it just show up red. Do I need to define that pWidth is a variable ahead of time.

I'm  bit lost about what I'm doing wrong as there no numbers within the help to tell me if a previous set of instructions is required before I try to define a variable via #pWidth.

Thanks for any and all help in advance.
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  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,333 PRO
    edited February 2018
    Yes, variables must be created higher up the feature tree than the first time they're used in an actual feature.  For simplicity I always roll back and put mine at the very top.

    Shout of you can't get it to work and we'll go through an example.

    Owen S.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
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