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sketch a line a certain distance larger around an existing sketch

Joe-mama

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I have some text that is on my part. I've already converted the text to a sketch. Now I want to make a larger outline around each letter where the outline is a fixed distance from the nearest point along the perimeter of the original text sketch. I plant to select the area between the letter and the new outline to extrude. I hope that makes sense. Any ideas how I would go about that?
 

roldy

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You should be able to right click the text and select dissolve sketch text. Then you can offset each closed profile.
 

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