options to be implemented for the hole depth

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Piero69
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options to be implemented for the hole depth

Postby Piero69 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:58 am

in the hole feature you need two important options to be implemented for the hole depth

1. "to the next surface" (automatic)
2. "to a surface" (suface to be selected by user)

what do you think?
openBrain
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Re: options to be implemented for the hole depth

Postby openBrain » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:53 pm

ATM I can't see any useful application. Conventionally, a hole is either blind (so defined by a distance) or through-all. ;)
Can you give an example where it will make sense ?
RatonLaveur
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Re: options to be implemented for the hole depth

Postby RatonLaveur » Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:46 pm

I can give you ten. I'll settle for one :)
Thick tube. Need a threaded through hole from OuterDiameter to InnerDiameter. That hole needs to not go through the whole tube only one wall. Hence I'd benefit from being able to link it to the inner surface of the tube.

How about that?
chrisb
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Re: options to be implemented for the hole depth

Postby chrisb » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:43 pm

You can have this situation with all kind of cases like boxes, engine housing, etc., where you want to go through the first wall, but never through all.
Besides that from a more general view, a hole is a special kind of pocket and can well provide the same types. (I don't see the "two dimensions" though).