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Why doesn't Onshape support sketch blocks or sketch scaling?
Just idle curiosity I guess. I've played with quite a few CAD packages, and most, if not all, support the concept of blocks for drawings. So why doesn't OS have this functionality? Is it on the to-do list?
Same comment for scaling sketch items. Several times I've found I wanted to create a copy of a group of sketch items, but make it a different size; 10% bigger, 25% smaller, whatever. I have not been able to discover a way of doing it. Well I have. I export the .dxf then import it into Librecad, and do the scaling and copying there. Not ideal but it's the only workaround I've found.
I'm not a power user or anything, just a hobbyist amateur. So maybe I'm missing something or just haven't explored OS deeply enough? Apologies if these are stupid questions.
One reason for this question is that I've recently acquired a laser engraver/cutter, and the software to drive it (I'm using Lightburn under Linux) can import .dxf files. Maybe OS isn't the right tool for this job and I should be using a 2D CAD package like Librecad, but I'm used to OS now and I'd prefer to do everything in OS, and it is perfectly capable of producing 2D sketches and exporting them in .dxf format. With these bits of functionality missing...