Request Hole feature: hole along edge

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GlouGlou
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Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby GlouGlou » Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:04 pm

Holing along an edge should be useful. Like a subtractive pipe, it should be easy to rule the depth and angle of the hole.
The option could be located after "depth" by ticking and indicate the edge.
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Re: Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby chrisb » Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:43 pm

We have talked about something like this: having some standard sections for sweeps like circle, square, triangle, but this might be something for an addon macro
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Re: Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby mario52 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:28 am

hi
as this Macro_Connect_And_Sweep Image(select two points and Create) (only straight line no curve for the moment)

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in your case, after create the object you must just substract

(upgraded for 0.18 recently)

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Maybe you need a special feature, go into Macros_recipes and Code_snippets, Dialog creation. My macros on Gist.github.
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Re: Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby NormandC » Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:29 am

I don't understand the point of this request (which, as I say all the time, should not be posted in a development forum but in Open discussion, as clearly stated by its description).

A Hole requires a sketch; since you have to create a sketch anyway, you can create it normal to the edge.
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Re: Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby Jee-Bee » Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:19 am

It happens all the time. Also help request (even in the help topics place) about materials, FEM or BIM are moved to that developement sections. So it is also partly how (at least some of the) moderators do their task...
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Re: Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby GlouGlou » Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:17 pm

NormandC wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:29 am
A Hole requires a sketch; since you have to create a sketch anyway, you can create it normal to the edge.
Yes, but hole feature can't manage depth hole and depth counterbore/countersink from the edge of the part. It's starting from the sketch.
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Re: Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby eivindkvedalen » Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:31 am

GlouGlou wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:17 pm
NormandC wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:29 am
A Hole requires a sketch; since you have to create a sketch anyway, you can create it normal to the edge.
Yes, but hole feature can't manage depth hole and depth counterbore/countersink from the edge of the part. It's starting from the sketch.
I've added top clearance in the branch mentioned here: issue #3893

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Re: Request Hole feature: hole along edge

Postby chrisb » Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:57 pm

Thank you!