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January 16, 2013, 05:02:34 PM
Ver 16.1 platinum
 When I am in world plan I can draw wili nilli start a feature anywhere and take it off in any direction.
However when I go to  Front, Left, or Right view  what ever I draw only goes   along the X & Y axis.  For example if in Front view  If I try to draw a circle using  center and point  ( or anything really) using no snaps the circle center always falls along the Zero position  and when I pull the diameter out it  looks like a line unless I then switch to Iso or World Plan.

I tried switching the 2D / 3D toggle and  placing things on the workplane to no avail so it's not those.

Is this the way TC is supposed to work?

Here is a JPEG of  me trying to draw a circle next to a three dimensional box in  Front View.  See how it l looks like a line?
When I flip to Iso or World plan the circle looks like a circle.

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Running  Ver 16.1 Pro Platinum


* January 16, 2013, 05:57:24 PM
#1
Use the Workplane tools to change the workplane.

For starters... try using the Plan by Active View icon... or Ctrl+Shft+V.

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v19.2 Platinum, x64


January 16, 2013, 07:17:44 PM
#2
Ctl Shift V made the difference. Thanks
I gotta read the manual on "Plan by Active View."

you mean these workplane tools?



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January 16, 2013, 07:50:23 PM
#3
Those are the view tools. The workplane tools are on the first line up from the bottom left in your picture.

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mike
TC user since v3. MacMini 5.1. 2.3 GHz. 16 Gig RAM.
TC 19 Pro 64 bit. Windows 7.


* January 16, 2013, 08:12:45 PM
#4
As Mike says...

Henry H

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January 17, 2013, 03:20:18 PM
#5
THX.

TC is a migration for me from an older DOS legacy 3-D  system, the crap I gotta unlearn gives me fits.

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