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Why doesn't the spur gear feature script update properly when using a variable studio

mspiccionemspiccione Member Posts: 3 EDU
When you create a variable studio and add variables like gear pitch and teeth number, and then create gears in a part studio based on those variables, the gear outputs correctly. But if you go back and edit the variable amount in the Var studio and go back to the part studio, it generates wrong. The variable names are still present in the feature script box but the Gear diameter is acting like a driving dimension and causes issues with the change and tooth profile. Since gear design is always a function of 2 of the 3 factors (pitch, T#, or diameter) I think any of the gear design feature scripts need to have the option to choose which 2 of 3 are the driving dimension and which is driven. 


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,253
    It does do 2 of the 3, but if you try to drive all 3 then that's probably why it's not working.
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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