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Internal threads - Identification

Dean_GardnerDean_Gardner Member Posts: 87 PRO
There appears to be no way of telling what holes are threaded or just plain.  Is there a way onshape characterises internal threads generated with the hole tool?  Usually most CAD tools will either create curves (at the thread diameter) on the end face or a sheet through the part.  It doesn't seem that there is any way of distinguishing a threaded hole from a normal hole in onshape.  Have I missed something, as this seems fairly fundamental, hopefully it's just me.
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  • S1monS1mon Member Posts: 2,234 PRO
    For holes, you can view the hole table which helps somewhat, but overall I agree the experience is lacking.

    vote here:
    https://forum.onshape.com/discussion/20411/actual-cosmetic-threads#latest
  • bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 785 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I have seen in other software a default thread color is used for tap holes.
    Bryan Lagrange
    Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

  • Dean_GardnerDean_Gardner Member Posts: 87 PRO
    Even if you could toggle on and off for an actual thread - that would be awesome! I think having the option for actual threads and cosmetic threads (lower processor) alternative would be fantastic.  I know that other cad packages cut actual female threads - which i sometimes left on or 3D printing! It seemed to work a treat.  Also, great for design reviews and renderings - when non technicals are in the meeting.
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