Error messages in History

When reviewing the History sidebar, you may occasionally notice yellow warning symbols beside certain steps. Yellow warning messages may appear for bodies or faces that can’t be created due to missing or invalid results for certain steps with incorrect parameters or references. Read on to learn about the different History error messages and how to solve them.

Missing references

A common error you may encounter is a “missing reference” for affected History steps. These missing references can either be for sketch planes, edges, or profiles.

Plane

To resolve a missing reference for a sketch plane:

  1. Expand the History card for the step with a missing plane reference.
  2. Select Fix..
  3. Select a planar face or plane.
  4. To complete the fix, select Done.

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Edge

To resolve a missing reference for an edge:

  1. Expand the History card for the sketch plane with a missing edge reference.
  2. Select Fix..
  3. Select valid edges on your model.
  4. To complete the fix, select Done.

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Profile

To resolve a missing reference for a profile:

  1. Expand the History card for the step with a missing profile reference.
  2. Select Fix..
  3. Select a valid profile.
    Note: The missing references are usually highlighted in yellow.
  4. To complete the fix, select Done.

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