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config option to make default Extrude depth Symmetric

config option to make default Extrude depth Symmetric

1. Describe your environment: What is your industry? What is your role in your organization? Describe your stakeholders.
All industries that create, edit and use parts in Creo Parametric.

I am Creo administrator in my company.

All Creo users are conceerned

2. What version of Creo Parametric are you currently running?
Creo parametric

3. Describe the problem you are trying to solve. Please include detailed documentation such as screenshots, images or video.

By default the depth option is set to blind to create the first extrusion.
For each new part created, users have to change the depth option to "Symetric" to create the first extrusion.

It would be good to have the possibility to configure Creo to set by default the extrusion 



 of a  part as symetric 



 (or other) instead of blind.

Have a option to set this option.

4. What is the use case for your organization?
To improve the ease of use while creating parts

5. What business value would your suggestion represent for your organization?
Less repetitive tasks will save time and money.


Ot at least make its settings be saved from feature to feature. IE, make the dialog boxes modal.

23-Emerald II

Finding a default setting that satisfies everyone may be hard.

I like the idea of making the setting modal for that session of Creo. The user can set their method and always have it for any extrudes they create during the current session.

I would also like the default setting to be set in a setting. Each company can set their preferred method with the users allowed to override it to their own choice in a local


Community Manager
Status changed to: Acknowledged

Thank you @Nicolas_G for your idea. Based on the information you provided, we are acknowledging it as the Community management team. This is not a commitment from the Product team. Other users may comment and vote your idea up.