Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

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chrisb
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Re: Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

Postby chrisb » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:13 pm

In my example above I have repositioned the sketch as well. I have realized that this was overkill. You can leave the Path where it was in your model and you have to place only the Pad in the center. That is something I can live with very well.
Should I upload the model?
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Re: Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

Postby flim » Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:50 am

chrisb wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:13 pm
In my example above I have repositioned the sketch as well. I have realized that this was overkill. You can leave the Path where it was in your model and you have to place only the Pad in the center. That is something I can live with very well.
Should I upload the model?
Yes please. Thank you.

Also I would like to report the Draft WB path array align issue on Tracker, is it OK?
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Re: Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

Postby NormandC » Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:02 am

There is already issue #3389 on the tracker concerning the Draft Path Array tool, I wonder if it's related to your current issue?
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Re: Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

Postby flim » Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:18 am

NormandC wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:02 am
There is already issue #3389 on the tracker concerning the Draft Path Array tool, I wonder if it's related to your current issue?
I tested Draft Array on Draft Arc and Sketch Arc, the align seems works. But not on custom Sketch path.

Edit:
Although align on arc seems works. but the orientation looks weird, the body seems rotate on it's X axis after turn Align on.
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Re: Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

Postby chrisb » Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:31 am

flim wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:50 am
Yes please. Thank you.
You're welcome.
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Re: Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

Postby TheMarkster » Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:51 am

Is this the alignment you're looking for?

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Re: Draft WB Path Array Align problem (0.18 14495)

Postby flim » Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:16 am

Yes, I followed your instruction to modify the Draft.py, and able to get the result.

But modify the axis and rotation of the sketch is not intuitive, is there a reason why need to do that?