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Coordinate System


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Is there a was to change the coordinate system once a part
has been created? I created a part within an assembly, using the origin of that
assembly. But now, in that parts own file, I want to establish the origin at
the corner of the part itself. The reason is because when I go to create the
rough stock for machining, the part is at a funny angle within it. I need the
part to lay flat so that the tool path will be realistic.Thanks

I don't know if it is possible to change your origin, unless you want to change your entire part and have it re-oriented, but you can always make a new sketch, and change the support of the original sketch or feature to that plane.

Another easy method is to reconstrain the part with respect to the assembly.

Prabesh Lohani