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Extruding in Increments

This video shows the issue I have... I am trying to extrude to add not remove an extrusion. But, I am showing an explanation point. These boxes are in increments, to your left to right sets goes up in elevation. I've tried to shift, ordered no luck.

http://screencast.com/t/p05Q5psYH

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Accepted by dcstaples (Community Manager)
‎08-26-2015 04:32 AM

The error that keeps popping up (non-manifold) is a resul...

The error that keeps popping up (non-manifold) is a result of your new solid just touching another existing solid at a boundary where they neither share material nor are the separated by any space (thus the zero thicknes).


Thanks,
Ken

Production: ST9 MP7
Testing: ST10

Re: The error that keeps popping up (non-manifold) is a resul...

to follow up on Ken's Comment. Depending on you design need you could create a multi body. Adding a new body would absolve the Boolean errors.
Matt Johnson
Application Engineer
Ally PLM Solutions
matt.johnson@allyplm.com
http://allyplm.com/

Ken is right about the cause of the exclamation point err...

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Ken is right about the cause of the exclamation point error. To work around the error, you can use a symmetrical end condition, or extrude a short distance in the other direction as well. Let us know if that works for you.

 

,<edit> Matt's solution of going multibody should also work.

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