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help with extruding basic circle

aebstract

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Hello,
I am new to solidworks, and I have a training dvd that I am going along with, however I am running in to a small problem that I can't seem to figure out. I am drawing a circle and then going to the 'extruded boss/base' tool to raise it up. Whenever I click the check mark to submit the extrusion it says "The direction of extrusion must be specified for 3D sketch". I've had this come up a few times and a few times it hasn't. I noticed that when I get the error, it's not showing me the arrow that I can drag to change extrusion amount, how come it's not coming up sometimes but others it is? This is on solidworks 2008 premium.
Thanks :cool:
 

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