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Why is an option not allowed?

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gotchy

Hello all,

 

 

I am in the process of modeling a spring in Solidworks 2008. My question is why should I not have the option to use Swept Boss Base after I exit a sketch? What is the principle involved here. The option is greyed out. Is there something else I must do. I have made this spring many times before and cannot remember having this problem.

 

 

Thank you in advance,

Andrew Gotchofsky

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profcad

Do you have two sketches? One for the path and one for the profile.

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gotchy

yes I do, and I exited the sketch both times

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profcad

Do you have two separate sketches. The path and profile cannot be in the same sketch.

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gotchy

I have two separate sketches. After I exit the second sketch, (profile), is when I need the option to select Swept Boss Base,

and it is at this point that I do not have the option.

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