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TomD.inPDX replied to Probable error in function evaluation

"You're just spoiled, David"

in Creo 9 replies
1 hour ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Closing a gap - default sheetmetal bend radius opening

"You are on the right track, Paul.  You do want the flange, but you want to add the flange to both edges (or all 4).  This will create the v-"

in Modeling 2 replies
3 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to make spiral hexagon

"As the discussion progressed, I can agree that an external source will is easy to generate to manage hard coordinates.  However, the wrap fe"

in Modeling 28 replies
7 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to make spiral hexagon

"Makes sense.  I do know that accuracy settings greatly affect equation curves. It is certainly better than a fatal hard crash"

in Modeling 28 replies
7 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to make spiral hexagon

"Nice work, Paul!    I think the site specifically noted using a polar coordinate curve (cylindrical).    It should end up being the same"

in Modeling 28 replies
8 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"That is proabably the cumultative .001 error between the flat length and the original arc length."

in Modeling 48 replies
9 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Is it possible to model a steering sheetmetal yoke in Creo?

"Yes and no.  Sheetmetal requires a constant thickness or it will fail unfold/flatten.  It basically stops being sheetmetal once a feature is"

in Creo 2 replies
17 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to make spiral hexagon

"I could have looked for eons in the PTC help and never got that much information.    Thanks for that, David!"

in Modeling 28 replies
23 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to make spiral hexagon

"This one reads pretty straight forward to Creo, but I don't know what the %% does... Replace a couple of statements with respect to "t".  T"

in Modeling 28 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"The flatten quilt is the underlying code for sheetmetal unfold.  You get a sheetmetal package in SW that does unfold.  I suspect they felt t"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Adding a Location Border in a drawing format

"Ah, yes... The old fashion way; manually.   You would use sketch and annotation to add the final touches."

in Modeling 3 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"At least we learned how to make the correct pattern if not the easiest way.  About as back-arswards as you can get.   And a quick way to sp"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"Yes, but the flatten quilt doesn't recognize it.  Even in the new dialog, try selecting all 8 individual surface... it won't let you, even i"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"I guess this is correct too, depending on where you want the seam.     Of course, adding a fill at the other end is easy since it is a ve"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"Ah, yes... that doesn't work either"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"I see that you have a small gap a the ends that allowed you to do this.   I cannot get split surface to be available.  Doesn't that require"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"Wow!  Who'd-a-thunk"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"Of course, after the mirrored group, you can flatten each half and merge them.   But most importantly, the feature creation method creates"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"PTC should really look at some of these saga challenges we come up with. Including recording the time it takes an engineer to actually do t"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"Okay, finally got it to go to the new UI (was missing the YES/NO).  Not impressed!   Okay, this fails miserably with fills and merged bound"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"You must have a style option or something... I get nothing"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"So where is this new_flatten_quilt option?  Seriously, that last file just locked me out of doing anything with those two features."

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"I see... then yes, the sheetmetal version will probably work best for you.   I cannot seem to modify the 2 flatten quilts in my Creo 2.0 as"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"Hah!  New Creo 3.0 references are starting to drive me nuts already.   it has trouble with the full surface not matter what you do.  In t"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to how to develop this?

"The more I work with this geometry, more I see development throwing in random "factors" depending on the core geometry.  In this case, I add"

in Modeling 48 replies
1 day ago