Sketcher ReorientSketch

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Sketcher ReorientSketch.svg Sketcher ReorientSketch

Menu location
Sketch → Reorient sketch
Sketcher, PartDesign
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Sketcher Map sketch, Sketcher New Sketch


Allows you to detach a sketch from a face and attach it to one of the main planes (with an offset).


  1. Select the sketch to be re-oriented in the tree-view
  2. Choose Sketch → Sketcher ReorientSketch.svg Reorient sketch from the top menu.
  3. A menu will pop up and ask you if you want to detach the sketch from its face
  4. Selecting Yes will give you the same menu as in Sketch → New Sketch.
  5. You can attach the sketch to one of the main planes
  6. You also have the possibility to add a positive or negative offset


  • When selecting Cancel in the second menu the sketch is simply detached from its face.
  • As long as no sketch is selected, the command is greyed out.