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Worlplane problems -- can't find the option I changed!
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October 01, 2012, 09:16:13 PM
I changed some workplane option.  My config used to be that Workplane By Facet would stick.  Now, the WP changes depending on the oject I have chosen, so "Place on Workplane" no longer has any affect.  I remember changing this option in a nicely layed out menu, but now I cannot find this array of selections -- after looking through all the menus and looking at the Help for ~ 1 hour.  Where are these options?  Thanks!


* October 01, 2012, 10:14:44 PM
Two places come to mind, but really not sure:
Drawing Aids — right-click on SNAP at the bottom of the screen.
Selector Properties — choose "Selector…Properties" from the Local Menu when the Selection tool is active. Go to "General" page; "2D/3D Depending…" may be what you're looking for.

John R.

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October 02, 2012, 01:35:02 AM
I think the Selector 3D Properties: Extents CS is the one I was looking for ---- Thanks!


October 02, 2012, 06:43:45 AM
It is likely that   Possibly, you have inadvertently UnChecked the automatic Drawing Aid selection➜ Workplane by Face mode.

Read here: http://turbocaddoc.onconfluence.com/display/TC19UG/Workplanes;

and here:  http://turbocaddoc.onconfluence.com/display/TC19UG/Snap+Settings

(Post kept here after Edit so that others might get some benefical use out of it)
« Last Edit: October 02, 2012, 03:39:08 PM by Alvin Gregorio »

Alvin Gregorio
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October 02, 2012, 02:37:10 PM
It is likely that you have inadvertently UnChecked the automatic Drawing Aid selection➜ Workplane by Face mode.

Read here:
and here: -------


I PURPOSLY keep this option off!  I cannot keep anything straight unless I explicitly change the WP with the WP-by-Facet command.  If this command ever went away -- I would search for another CAD program.