Step 4.3: Level 1: Add Profile and Extrusions to a Part

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Step 4.3: Level 1: Add Profile and Extrusions to a Part

Add Profile and Add Hole

Solids toolbar > Add-Profile to a sketch-loop adds a Profile to a sketch-loop in a Part.

Solids toolbar > Add-Hole to a sketch-loop cuts a Hole through a Profile

You must add the sketch-loop to the Part before each command.

Profile and Extrusion elements

A Profile is two offset contours – the Primary-Contour and Secondary-Contour

The Extrusion is added automatically added to the model with the Profile.

The Extrusion fills the gap between the Profile contours

The Extrusion has parameters that you edit with the Extrusions dialog-box:

Parameters: Color, Transparency, Density.

Dimensions: Part Offset, Extrusion Offset, Extrusion Depth


Note: The Profile/Extrusion is one type of Solid. The other type is a CAD-Solid, which you import from CAD onto a CAD-Line.


tog_minusUse Add Profile
tog_minusAdd the sketch-elements for the Holes
tog_minusAdd the Holes