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Change Sketch Plane in Autodesk Inventor

By David Melvin, PE, TEDCF Publishing

You’ve created a sketch on one plane only to find that you wanted it on a different plane.  This tip shows you how to put an existing sketch on a different plane.

Change Sketch Plane

This image shows a sketch that was created on the X-Y plane.

Change Sketch Plane

To put it on the Y-Z plane, right click the sketch in the browser and select Redefine.

Change Sketch Plane

The next step is to select the new plane.  In this example I’m selecting the Y-Z plane, but you can select any plane including flat features surfaces.

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