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Datum Question in Wildfire

swcalvert

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In Wildfire when I create a datum offset from either a face or another datum, I get the Datum Plane pop-up window that has three tabs - Placement, Display, Properties. Sometimes the direction arrow of the plane offset makes the parameter a negative number, so I click the Display tab and pick the 'Flip' button. This flips the normal direction of the arrow but does nothing to change the number from negative to positive. Is this the correct functionallity for the 'Flip' button?



Steve C
 

jabbadeus

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The flip button corresponds to the normal side of the datum plane-- think the yellow side from pre-WF datum planes-- but as you point out, it does nothing to change the value. It is the intended functionality.
 

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