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helical surface on Var sec sweep ....control of equation

skiddy

New member
Hi!!!



Ive created a variable section sweep, choosing my trajectories and then drawing in 'sketcher' my section.



For this particular feature i have created a helical surface along the trajectory.



The surface is created from:

sd?=10*360*trajpar



and added under 'sketch' 'relations'



Once out of sketcher, and completed the feature, is there any way to modify the equation without going back into sketcher all the time?



Many thanks
 
G

Guest

Guest
Yes, if you have your config.pro option set like this:



NEW_RELATION_UI YES



then you're relation editor will look like this:



View attachment 264



Set your drop down menu to Feature. Then select the feature that you want to access the relations for.
 

skiddy

New member
Ive done the above

and under sketcher editor, section i find my equation:

sd7=17*360*trajpar



if in editor i change the '17' to 'turns' ie adding a parameter, it will regen properly in the editor mode.



but if.....

i change the parameter through pro prog or directly throught the parameter the regen will not work, the figure will alter but not visually on the screen.



Regen will only work when i have the window open showing the original sketcher relations?

Is this right?
 
G

Guest

Guest
You should be able to change the parameter under Setup > Parameters, then regenerate your part and it should update properly.



Just to make sure, set up a parameter called TURNS, make it a Real Number, and give it a value (i.e. 17). Your relation should be something like sd7=TURNS*360*trajpar.



P.S. Are you using the new parameter UI?



NEW_PARAMETER_UI YES
 

skiddy

New member
Yeah! i am using new_relation_ui yes



For some reason it wouldnt work gor ages, i had a break then it seemed to work just fine so im not sure what my problem was.



But many thanks for your help!
 

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