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Patterned Feature problem In Family Table


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Every time I create a feature (hole) in an instance belonging to a family table and pattern it, Wildfire (student edition) will create the pattern with an error message after each regeneration . I never encountered such a probelm with Proe 2001....

Any suggestion what the problem might be....

thank you


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Errors in My models TCI-BW-3-1118.PRT


!*** ERR: pattern members of feature 842 are not suppressed together

!*** ERR: pattern member 844 is unattached from pattern leader 842

!*** ERR: pattern member 845 is unattached from pattern leader 842

!*** ERR: pattern member 846 is unattached from pattern leader 842

it is a linear identical pattern. If I create the hole in the generic part and pattern it, it works fine but if I create the hole in an instance of the model and pattern it the above error log file pops out. the pattern is created but every time i regeneragte the instance the message will pop out again. I did the same part with proe 2001 student edition and it works fine. ...

the pattern leader is 842. the next pattern member should be 843 I would assume. the part has five holes in total (leader + 4 holes).


I never use anything but General for all patterns. Too many regen issues and too little benifit with Identical


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Thanks for the suggestions but both pattern options (identical and general) are generating exactly the same error. I'll just use Proe 2001 for now...

thanks again for all the replies.



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Did you try to create the pattern in the generic using the same exact references you were using in the instance?