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(continued...) Efficient construction and editing of ribs or webs can be accomplished using open profiles that are automatically extended to intersect the next face with a preview to set the direction.
By specifying multiple intersecting or non-intersecting profiles in a sketch, a rib network of uniform thickness can be created as a single feature.
Control over fillets has been broadened to include corner setback and options to specify whether adjacent faces should be extended and to create tangent corners.
Many sketches the use existing model as their basis and reference are no longer limited to edges lying in the sketch plane.
Sketches are unconsumed by features and can be reused for multiple features.
Sheet metal facilities are also enhanced.
Shelled solids can be ripped at the corners to convert them into a sheet component and open corner seams can be converted into a bends.
Complex flanges can be generated from sketch profiles and the extents can be set by dimension or an existing component edge.
Folds can be simply created about a sketch line and double bends inserted between parallel faces.
Single, double, rolled and teardrop hems can be readily created along edges.