Assembly3 preview

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Re: Assembly3 preview

Postby M4x » Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:32 pm

I think it a good idea to oOpen a new thread in the help section and follow the thread linked in the big red banner at the top. The later is missing for sure ;)
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Re: Assembly3 preview

Postby M4x » Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:16 pm

Link to my initial question

Zolko wrote: Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:42 pm did you try with a circular array ?
realthunder wrote: Sun Jul 11, 2021 6:57 am There are other ways, but probably not better in comparison. If you are using my release, the PartDesign there allows you to create multiple solid that are independent with each other. So you can just make a new solid with another polar pattern on the pocket feature, which will give you three cylinders.

You can also create the element with the sketch, and manually adjust the element's Offset property to move it to the other hole. And then create another one, do the same.

Or just do what Zolko says, using a draft polar array, but that require you to wrap the array and the body into a sub assembly before use.
I wasn't able to get something useful out of Draft_CircularArray but Draft_PolarArray looks good!
Draft PolarArray
Draft PolarArray
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What Zolko proposed sounded very nice to me and, as you can see, I succeeded using Draft_PolarArray instead of Draft_CircularArray. I've attached my file with both ASM3 solutions to this post.

Assembly3 with PolarArray
Assembly3 with PolarArray
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object tree
object tree
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If you really meant Draft_CircularArray, I'd like to see an example of how I should've used it.

Nevertheless, thank you very much to both of you! I really appreciate it! :P

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Example with both ASM3 solutions
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Re: Assembly3 preview

Postby kwahoo » Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:27 pm


I think there is a regression in both last stable and daily release. If a Body is contained in an Assembly I cannot select anything without getting "Cyclic reference" error.

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Edit: Another interesting issue. In the attached file
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Pockets become an additive feature after editing them.