Inventor Tutorial for the iDoor – 16 – More Sketching the Raised Panel
The arrow below points to the projected point, which is where you will begin the next line. Activate the Panel Profile sketch if it isn’t already, and begin a line towards the panel profile , but stop shy and click to end the line segment, and unless otherwise directed, always wait until you have a Horizontal or Vertical Constraint Glyph before ending a line. Now select the line just drawn and make it Construction geometry by clicking the Construction icon on the Format Panel .
The completed line should look like the one below…
The rest of the work on this sketch will be within the area, so you may want to use the View Face tool to select the YZ origin plane in the browser to look normal to the plane, then zoom in a bit.
Now get the Dimension tool and add the Panel_Tongue_Width parameter to the line segment shown.
Then add the Panel_Step parameter to the uppermost line segment vertically as shown…
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