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How to project unfolded flat pattern to a sketch?

A - answer You can project the unfolded shape of a folded sheetmetal part to a sketch, without redoing the flat pattern or fold procedure -- using the command "Project Flat Pattern".

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24.5.2016    760x  
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See also:
Tip 10719:How to add the unfold rule name as a drawing note?
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Tip 8365:Inventor understands many different measurement units.
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