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Rotate Parts in a Linear Pattern

ryan_thiessenryan_thiessen Member Posts: 7
edited March 2016 in Community Support
I have the following document that I am working on:


I need to be able to rotate the parts I have created along the helix as I pattern them (or after the fact).  Is there a way to do this?

I know a crude way to do it would be to sweep my initial sketch along the helix and then cut out the sections inbetween, but there must be a better way.  Although it really wouldn't matter, in this example when looking at a single part on the flat the front and back face would have a slight skew to them.

Also, I need to be able to do it in the parts studio as I still need to punch a square hole down the middle of all of them so that it remains straight as the outside follows the helix.

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