Sketching from an Existing Part

In this section of the tutorial, you will learn how to sketch geometry from an existing part. You can also go back directly to the first part of this tutorial and see how to Sketch from a New Part.


Create a positioned sketch: Shows you how to position a sketch according to a given surface of an existing part.
Use the normal view option: Swaps to the normal view of the current document.
Cut the part by the sketch plane: Cuts the part according to a selected plane so that some edges are made visible to help the sketch creation.
Set the datum mode: Creates geometry with the History mode deactivated.
Create an output feature: Creates elements which can be published and updated in the 3D area independently from the whole sketch.