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Dragging Fully Defined Sketch Entities in SolidWorks

by John Koop, Inventor Specialist, TEDCF Publishing

This quick tip will show you how you can drag sketch entities that are already fully defined.

Here we have a fully defined sketch for a basic part.

Dragging Fully Defined Sketch Entities

Let’s say that we want to change the width of the part from 6-inches to 5-inches, but we also want the height to stay relatively the same. The problem is, when we change the width the height changes to compensate for the 135 degree dimension.

Dragging Fully Defined Sketch Entities

An easy way to achieve this is…

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