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My part is not located on the origin, how do I set my stock?

Lindsay Widmeyer

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An easy way to fix this is to move the actual part.  Choose Insert>Features>Move/Copy.

 

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You will then select the part as your “body to move”, and choose “translate/rotate” at the bottom of your window. Which will bring up a Constraints option.  Click on constraints and you can then constrain, for this example, the top face and the top plane.

 

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    Lindsay Widmeyer

    If you don't want to move the part because it is part of an assembly, you can create your stock from a sketch and then move the origin from your part setup. 

    Double click on your Part Setup within your operations tree and the choose the Origin tab.  There are quite a few options within this tab that you can choose from:

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