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linear pattern

martin_streatmartin_streat Member Posts: 2
edited May 2017 in Community Support
I have created a linear pattern of boards on a wooden staging. i need to edit 2 boards for cutouts etc. is this possible?


  • Jake_RosenfeldJake_Rosenfeld Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,646
    Hi Martin,

    Are you doing an instance pattern in an assembly or a pattern in a part studio?  

    If you are in a part studio you should be all set to edit those other parts.  

    If you are in an assembly, you will not be able to edit individual ones of those parts because they are all instances of the same part.  You could try the following:
    Only insert one board into the assembly
    Create a new part studio in context of the assembly by right clicking the origin
    Copy and translate the original board using the "transform" feature to get a new board in the position you want
    Use references to the assembly (such as boolean subtractions) to make appropriate cutouts on the board
    press "Insert and go to assembly" at the to insert your new board-with-cutouts

    You can do this for all the boards that need to be special, and just insert instances of the base board for boards that don't need to be special.  Let us know if this works!
    Jake Rosenfeld - Modeling Team
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