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    Promouser, Is there a way to turn of dependance...

    Promouser,
    Is there a way to turn of dependance / copy geoms in one action for all the parts? mapkey?
    I have been using AAX/inheritance and pub geom and copy geom.

    Chris
  2. Toroidal bend is the only feature I know of that...

    Toroidal bend is the only feature I know of that can bend in two directions a once. Look for some car tire examples on the web.
    I don't think it will work on 2D, I never had need for it but have...
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    Poll: Let me start by saying I love Pro-E and I use it...

    Let me start by saying I love Pro-E and I use it every day, but it is far from what it could be.

    Caution I feel a rant coming on.

    L.O.L. never....... PTC programers may be very smart but do...
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    I have a question. What will be the result if you...

    I have a question. What will be the result if you select all 3 curves and convert to a spline?
    Chris
  5. Create>Copy from, I never made use of it. Great...

    Create>Copy from, I never made use of it. Great tip.
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    If any of the geometry has "geometry checks" I...

    If any of the geometry has "geometry checks" I would start by fixing those. Make sure there are no hidden geom checks. This can happen is you are working in a group or someone on the project is...
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    If I understand correctly I would say you're...

    If I understand correctly I would say you're seeing the components mounted on a pcb interfering to the pcb? so any through hole connections are showing up? Here is an alternate technique.
    The PCB...
  8. I can get the shaded drawing view, but I want to...

    I can get the shaded drawing view, but I want to use a style in a combined state and show the housing in wire frame and all the other parts shaded. I'll check the config option just to be sure.
  9. combined drawing state with wireframe and shaded parts in same assy

    I have an assembly with a style set active in a combined state. I can not get the drawing to show the shaded model with the housing in wireframe as in the model. I am using WF 4.0 Build M80..... all...
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    Two stipulations. 1 you need a gap to allow Pro...

    Two stipulations.
    1 you need a gap to allow Pro to flatten the shape. (pick an edge when generating the flat)
    2 you need to leave the point open.
    Model attached.

    Chris

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    I have never used a Style feature before but I...

    I have never used a Style feature before but I imagine a circle you are sweeping along a curve. Increase the corner radii or decrease the diameter. I am guessing at some point the curvature is to...
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    Anyone know how to extract an equation for a...

    Anyone know how to extract an equation for a curve from the cad model?
    Is it even possible? What would even be cooler is if the system would do it with respect to a selected C-sys, no need to...
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    Try an alternative method: Make a sold part in...

    Try an alternative method:
    Make a sold part in the assembly (cutter part) and use a component operation to cut, this is robust and easily changed at will.

    Or try to diagnose the issue:
    Just as...
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    You would have to define some deformable areas....

    You would have to define some deformable areas. breaking a surface into pieces to allow the flat to be calculated, I think this can be done if you have mechanica, where and what shape to make the...
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    If you build the parts as true individuals you...

    If you build the parts as true individuals you will never be able to keep track of and manage major shape changes with speed. When parts have intimate organic mating geometry you will become...
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    Use 3 points on one of the ends to make a plane,...

    Use 3 points on one of the ends to make a plane, sketch on the plane and use extrude to chop off a small bit. Then use the edges and surface the ends together to solidify. Might get you to a shape...
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    Why make a new assembly. Go to view manager....

    Why make a new assembly.
    Go to view manager.
    Make a new simplified rep containing the set of parts you want to show.
    Make a new explode to position them as you wish.
    Make a new combined state on...
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    I would say there are four main topics one must...

    I would say there are four main topics one must master to make it all happen at injection molded part design. When you design a part if you can keep it simple there may be no risk, but if the...
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    If you want to make this the current version just...

    If you want to make this the current version just hit the save button.
    E.G. want v1 v2 is current, open v1 and save to make it v3.
    Another way you may come to love the backward ways of Pro.
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    Here are the high level steps that will put you...

    Here are the high level steps that will put you on the right track.
    Go to the part and add an analysis feature to measure the mass.
    Alternately add one for the volume and use a relation to...
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    Hi Bart, What is a digg? "digging once on the...

    Hi Bart,
    What is a digg? "digging once on the screen"
    Do you mean just a click?

    Chris
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    Doug, Dave, I have been using a skeleton for...

    Doug, Dave,
    I have been using a skeleton for global control with a housing source part with internal cutting surfaces to design assemblies and then passing the data out with inheritance to make all...
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    s_pme20, How would you go about making the the...

    s_pme20,

    How would you go about making the the references independent and is it reversible?

    I have some assemblies were the original designer removed his skeleton
    model, yet the assembly...
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    I have an assembly where a few of the parts are...

    I have an assembly where a few of the parts are injection molded and mate perfectly.

    The reason for this post is I am confused as to how the copy geoms at the top of the tree are fine even though...
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    In practice you may find that you can use a...

    In practice you may find that you can use a roughing mill to rough the pocket and then change tools to the ball mill to re-rough and finish. material removal will be much faster with the roughing...
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