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12-03-2021
02:34 PM

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12-03-2021
02:34 PM

pattern with axis to foll certain angle with any amount of holes

I am using Creo Parametric - Release 7.0 (connected) 7.0 7.0.4.0

pattern using axis to fill up certain angle is gray out

how to fill up 300 degrees with 17 holes?

pattern using axis to fill up certain angle is gray out

how to fill up 300 degrees with 17 holes?

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12-06-2021
11:19 AM

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12-06-2021
11:19 AM

this symbol is gray out I can not use it

that's why I did open this case

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12-03-2021
03:27 PM

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12-03-2021
03:27 PM

To change to fill up, click the angle button shown below

12-03-2021
04:01 PM

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12-03-2021
04:01 PM

So in order to create this pattern You HAVE TO CREATE AXIS I did not think about that but I did use axis from the part - wow

another great PTC genius idea

12-03-2021
04:18 PM

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12-03-2021
04:18 PM

By far, they easiest way is to use an Axis pattern which requires an axis at the center of rotation. 99% of the usages are cylindrical parts that are easy. But, there are some usages that make the axis pattern super useful and all I have to do is create an axis where I need it and I can pattern anything around that random axis location. It makes for a very useful feature.

12-06-2021
06:42 AM

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12-06-2021
06:42 AM

I don't understand what you mean. It's a pattern about an axis, so you need to have an axis. Do you mean in Creo 7 you need to create a *new* axis? That would be an odd change from the standard behavior.

12-06-2021
10:08 AM

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12-06-2021
10:08 AM

The reason I did created this case its that I was trying to use existing axis and this option(pointed by red arrow above) was gray out so I do not understand why I can not create such function in Creo 7 which seems to be basic function

12-06-2021
10:46 AM

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12-06-2021
10:46 AM

Did you figure out what the problem was? You have to select the axis of rotation before it lets you choose the angles or pattern qty.

12-06-2021
11:06 AM

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12-06-2021
11:06 AM

I did it

look still does not let me do it

12-06-2021
11:12 AM

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12-06-2021
11:12 AM

Click the button that looks like an angle dimension. That's how you toggle between a defined angle between holes and a fill the angle.

12-06-2021
11:13 AM

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12-06-2021
11:13 AM

Click on the angle symbol then change the total angle.

There is always more to learn in Creo.

12-06-2021
11:19 AM

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12-06-2021
11:19 AM

this symbol is gray out I can not use it

that's why I did open this case

12-06-2021
11:24 AM

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12-06-2021
11:24 AM

I make it works - what's a silly staff

the funny think is that you can not change it either delete pattern and start all over again or not

typical creo - crap

12-06-2021
11:32 AM

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12-06-2021
11:32 AM

Open a tech support case with PTC technical support. Seems like there is something specific to your part or your installation.

12-06-2021
12:26 PM

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12-06-2021
12:26 PM

Guys

I made it work

its typical creo crap and misleading the user

360 degree is gray out but if you click angle sign it changes - what a stupid idea

12-06-2021
12:23 PM

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12-06-2021
12:23 PM

Your screen shot shows the angle value grayed out but the symbol is not. Click the symbol to switch to fill mode and the angle value will not be gray.

There is always more to learn in Creo.

12-06-2021
12:13 PM

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12-06-2021
12:13 PM

Hi,

please upload Creo file. This is better than publish a picture with very low resolution.

Martin Hanák