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Multiplying variable in Dimension

neil_4neil_4 Member Posts: 3
I'm trying to define a dimension that uses two variables for instance i want the width of a box to be 
width=#cubewidth*#numberofcubes

but it wont work.  Any ideas?

Answers

  • ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 636
    This is almost certainly a units issue -- #cubewidth should have length units, while #numberofcubes should be just a number.  Chances are that #numberofcubes ended up being a length, rather than a number, and so when you multiply it by #cubewidth you get an area (instead of a length).  Check the definition of #numberofcubes.  If that doesn't work, post a link to your document so that someone can take a look. 
    Ilya Baran \ Director of FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 725 PRO
    #width = yada-yada

    Also might need some units depending on what the other variables are set to.

    OwS
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
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