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INSERTION OF CENTERLINES

jacksaab

New member
Hello folks,

I'm currently using WF3 and I can't find how you could insert a
centerline through a cylinder in an imported part like you used to be
able to do in 2001. Is this still possible or is this just
another nice feature that was deleted? I'm trying to analyze the center
to center distance of two holes in a imported iges file.

Thanks in advance,



Jack
 

drifter

New member
Hi Jack


I seem to have the same problem in wf2. What we have done to overcome this is to create points at the centre of thecylinder and then create the axis thru the points. Seems like a bit of a mission just to get a dimension.
 

Zaki

Member
Drifter wrote<?:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" />
I seem to have the same problem in wf2
Its amazing guys!!! U can find it in >insert>model datums>axis or go to datum tool bar and click on axis tool, then click on hole or any revolved surface and it is done
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try this I hope it will help u

Zaki
 

jacksaab

New member
Hi Zaki,

I must be doing something wrong then. Whenever I try to place either a
datum axis or point it isn't placed in the center of the hole... its
placed at one of numerous tangency points. This is true regardless of
whether its picked from the icon or the pull down menu.



Jack
 

Blaze

New member
then you should change the constraint from "tangent" to "through". Do you have this ability?
 

jacksaab

New member
Thanks Blaze. That seems to work fine with a native ProE part but, it does not work with an imported part.

Jack
 

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