Can't Select point when the Sketch view is on the bottom

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zmp2000
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Can't Select point when the Sketch view is on the bottom

Postby zmp2000 » Wed May 08, 2019 5:23 am

Hi, I have tested this on 0.18 version and I'am currently using the 0.19.16653
If i write a simple sketch than rotate the view to the bottom (flip) I can't select Points or draw another lines directly to the points. Is that a bug?
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Re: Can't Select point when the Sketch view is on the bottom

Postby HarryGeier » Wed May 08, 2019 6:06 am

Well, it´s a known problem. I would not call it a bug, rather a weakness. You can select them with rectangle selection. The problem is that the LINE has precedence und seen from reverse, lies on top of the point. I think someone , maybe chrisb, once mentioned a setting to change that habit..
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Re: Can't Select point when the Sketch view is on the bottom

Postby chrisb » Wed May 08, 2019 6:27 am

zmp2000 wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 5:23 am
Is that a bug?
No, not at all. The possibility to turn 3D view in sketcher is not for construction purposes, but rather for viewing and adding external references.

If you want to edit your sketch in that position, because some plan is given like that or for some other reason, I would recommend to set the property MapReversed of the sketch itself in the DataTab to true.
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Re: Can't Select point when the Sketch view is on the bottom

Postby chrisb » Wed May 08, 2019 6:29 am

HarryGeier wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 6:06 am
I think someone , maybe chrisb, once mentioned a setting to change that habit..
We were crossposting...

I don't think this can be changed. You only can arrange the order of regular geometry vs. construction geometry vs. external geometry.
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Re: Can't Select point when the Sketch view is on the bottom

Postby zmp2000 » Wed May 08, 2019 6:10 pm

Thanks for the answers!
You are right! Changing the property Map Reversed to true allows me to edit the sketch with the right view.

It was happening that I was creating a sketch from a bottom face. When the sketches opened I had to turn the view (because I´m with the piece in my hands and I was comparing it to it)

Thank you all! :)
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Re: Can't Select point when the Sketch view is on the bottom

Postby chrisb » Wed May 08, 2019 8:47 pm

You probably have realized it yourself, but for the sake of completeness: you have to reverse pads and pockets as well, if you map the sketch reversed.