Weekly Productivity Enhancer: Modify Sketch SolidWorks 2013

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We here at SolidBox value productivity above all in our applications and of course, our hardware. Each week, we’ll be giving you a tip to help you enhance your productivity with SolidWorks specifically. Sorry, we can’t help you with the hours you spend on Youtube each week watching cat videos, but hopefully you can learn something to make your SolidWorks experience easier.

Quite often, we are in a position that allows us to use an entire existing sketch as the basis for a sketch further down the design process. However, quite often, that secondary sketch requires a slight modification, or a resize. How do you reconcile using an existing sketch to create a new one that’s slightly different without re-sketching the whole thing? The answer: Modify Sketch.