Flip SKETCH PLANE, SolidWorks

Sometimes you need to flip the orientation of the selected sketch plane to get a better view of the surroundings as you make the sketch.

To do this while in SKETCH mode, use the VIEW ORIENTATION menu, accessed by pressing the space bar and select NORMAL TO icon.
Or, press CTRL+8 to achieve the same result.

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Part in Isometric View.
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Select Plane to make a new sketch.
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View changes to NORMAL TO orientation.
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Press the NORMAL TO icon, or CTRL+8 to flip 180° to other side of sketch plane.
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New orientation of sketching view.

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