Introduction: Moveing a Component From One Sketch to a New Sketch in Fusion 360

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This Instructable is on move a component from one sketch in fusion360 to a new sketch using past new.

I will also be showing how to fix the component if the sketch was created on a plane.

It is quite simple but a lot of people don't know how to do it.

Step 1: Selecting the Component to Be Moved

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First step is to right click on the component to be moved.

Step 2: Click on Copy

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Step 3: Opening and New Sketch

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Left click on file and select New design.

Step 4: Where It Goes

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Left click on Unsaved and click on Past new.

Move the component to where you want it to be and click ok.

Now give the component a name and save the component.

Step 5: Fixing the Errours

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Activate the component by holding the mouse pointer on the component name and click on the white dot.

Expand the tree white arrow beside the components name.

Step 6: Setting New Origin

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Click on the origin's light bulb so it turns yellow.

Left click on the sketch and select Redefine Sketch plane.

Step 7: Select New Plane for the Sketch

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Select the plane you want the sketch to be on, it will disappear before this stage that's ok.

Click on ok, on the redefine sketch plane dialog box.

Step 8: It's Moved

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It will show up with the body on the new plane, also the yellow highlight on the sketch will be gone .

Step 9: Getting Rid of the Last Problem

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Left click on the yellow highlighted object down the bottom and select delete.

Step 10: Checking It Worked

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Click on the Sketch light bulb so it turns yellow, it should look like the image, if it does not you have done something wrong.

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