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Linear Feature Patterns

GWS50GWS50 Member Posts: 211 PRO
I am trying the get the pegs in this drawing to get further apart from each other as they repeat down the bar.
I have got the extrusion to heights to increase but I can't seem to get the pegs to do the same.
What am I missing?
https://cad.onshape.com/documents/5031664d22ddfd313856d033/w/e441ec4a67a4897227d06047/e/2416450fd62e610faa7931f9

Answers

  • shawn_crockershawn_crocker Member, OS Professional Posts: 263 PRO
    Just had a look.  can't find a reason why.  I just learned that you can pattern variables by reading this.  So cool.  Seems logical that the instance spacing should also feed back into itself.
  • GWS50GWS50 Member Posts: 211 PRO
    Yes, I couldn't work it out either...I'm sure there's something obvious I'm missing

  • lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,955
    Does you pattern pattern a sketch?  If the sketch has external constraints (the blue ones) those don’t update today in the pattern. I have not looked but that is what it sounds like. We are aware of this limitation and have it logged. 
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
  • GWS50GWS50 Member Posts: 211 PRO
    It does have one horizontal restraint but after removing that it made no difference. I was trying to follow the example in the -Advanced Part Design-Vent but I seem to be missing something

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