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Is it possible to change the drill points on a hole to a flat bottom hole instead of pointed?

greg_brckagreg_brcka Member Posts: 3 EDU
I want to have a tapped hole but it be flat bottomed.  I don't see that option.

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  • greg_brckagreg_brcka Member Posts: 3 EDU
    Thank you.  It is part of a change order for an assignment I give in IED.  I can adapt it for now.  I appreciate you getting back to me.
  • sam_parsonssam_parsons Member Posts: 28 PRO
    PeteYodis, Any movement on this? Would be great to have the option of a flat bottom hole in the hole feature. Cheers
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 701 PRO
    edited December 2020
    Here's a workaround that could be ok for what you need. It doesn't help you in drawings though, and I agree, this should be part of the native tool.
    1. delete face tool, set to Cap
    2. open the create selection dialogue, leave the default options of "face" and "protrusion"
    3. pick "select patterns" and click "Add selection"

    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 1,081 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Here's a workaround that could be ok for what you need. It doesn't help you in drawings though, and I agree, this should be part of the native tool.
    1. delete face tool, set to Cap
    2. open the create selection dialogue, leave the default options of "face" and "protrusion"
    3. pick "select patterns" and click "Add selection"
    Funny, I came here to post exactly this (minus fancy video). 
  • bruce_williamsbruce_williams Member, Developers Posts: 590 PRO
    @mahir

    you probably sleep  :)
    www.accuratepattern.com
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 701 PRO
    mahir said:
    Here's a workaround that could be ok for what you need. It doesn't help you in drawings though, and I agree, this should be part of the native tool.
    1. delete face tool, set to Cap
    2. open the create selection dialogue, leave the default options of "face" and "protrusion"
    3. pick "select patterns" and click "Add selection"
    Funny, I came here to post exactly this (minus fancy video). 
    Great minds...
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
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