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Sicario_89
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cant select new body

Postby Sicario_89 » Wed May 05, 2021 12:37 am

Grettings!

So, I started editing a sketch to use it in another body with a boolean operation, but I cant select it, nor see it. why is this happening?

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Re: cant select new body

Postby David ONeil » Wed May 05, 2021 1:39 am

Try eliminating the interior features circled. Or change the line to a 'construction line'.
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Re: cant select new body

Postby chrisb » Wed May 05, 2021 5:41 am

You can't see it, because the body is hidden, and with it everything inside.
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Re: cant select new body

Postby chrisb » Wed May 05, 2021 5:55 am

You could also work on your sketching, e.g. by preferring geometric constraints over dimensions: in exterior_frente you have 25 dimensions, of which I could easily remove more than a third, file attached.
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Re: cant select new body

Postby Sicario_89 » Wed May 05, 2021 7:11 am

chrisb wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 5:41 am You can't see it, because the body is hidden, and with it everything inside.
Thank you!, it was exactly that. I didnt knew how to hide/show geometry.
chrisb wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 5:55 am You could also work on your sketching, e.g. by preferring geometric constraints over dimensions: in exterior_frente you have 25 dimensions, of which I could easily remove more than a third, file attached.
Thanks! I will start doing that. Im coming from 3Dmax and neverused a CAD software before. Need to start using spread sheets also, to have everything parametric
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Re: cant select new body

Postby Sicario_89 » Wed May 05, 2021 7:26 am

So, I made a new sketch (for the interior of the piece) and wanted to copy the geometry of the exterior and make a few changes to use it as the interior, but I cant seem to make the exterior sketch visible ( to use the copy geometry tool), what am I missing?

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Re: cant select new body

Postby chrisb » Wed May 05, 2021 7:52 am

You don't necessarily need a spreadsheet to be parametric. To access a sketch from another body, use a PartDesign ShapeBinder.
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Re: cant select new body

Postby drmacro » Wed May 05, 2021 10:56 am

Sicario_89 wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 7:26 am So, I made a new sketch (for the interior of the piece) and wanted to copy the geometry of the exterior and make a few changes to use it as the interior, but I cant seem to make the exterior sketch visible ( to use the copy geometry tool), what am I missing?

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Re: cant select new body

Postby Sicario_89 » Thu May 06, 2021 2:57 pm

Is that not the best way to make that pice? I watched a few youtube videos and they did something similar (altrou I forgot to check the version, they were from a few years). I changed a few things and now its a little better (still a mess with the constraints, but I dont plan to do much changes from now and just print it before saturday).

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What do the simbols in the different elements of the tree mean? Some sketches hasve that lilac circle and some dont.
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Re: cant select new body

Postby Bance » Thu May 06, 2021 3:11 pm