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Angle on multi-body part

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Anyone care to venture a guess as to why the angle on the part uploaded here can't be 180 degrees? It can be 0, it can be 179, it can be 181 and all the other values given in the variable rule editor which is specified as =>0 and <=250 for the variable "HingeAngle" which is also the dimension.

Bruce Shand
ST9 MP3 - Insight - Win10 - K4200
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Re: Angle on multi-body part

It appears to me to be an issue with the angular dimension when it hits 180°.  Same thing happens when you try to run the angle past 0° and it has to go negative.  Looks like a bug that needs reported.

Ken Grundey
Production: ST6 MP14
Testing: ST9 MP1

Re: Angle on multi-body part

@Grundey, I didn't mention it here but it does do weird stuff if you type in negative values. You have to disable variable rules first though.

Bruce Shand
ST9 MP3 - Insight - Win10 - K4200

Re: Angle on multi-body part

I deleted your dimension and put a new one on to circumvent your rules and got the same bizarre behavior. Smiley Happy

 

Ken Grundey
Production: ST6 MP14
Testing: ST9 MP1
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‎07-01-2016 09:36 AM

Re: Angle on multi-body part

For this kind of "interactivity" I guess Synch is not ready yet.

 

Have a look at how much effort you need to do accomplish the purpose.

 I keep do this things in the Ordered environment with just 1 rotate feature and it work flawlessly :-)

 

 

Re: Angle on multi-body part

@Fiorini, Interesting approach. It certainly behaves better. Thanks. Always learning here.

Bruce Shand
ST9 MP3 - Insight - Win10 - K4200