Rob Edwards

merge result checkbox missing in 1st extrude creates problem for linear pattern

Discussion created by Rob Edwards on Nov 13, 2015
Latest reply on Nov 16, 2015 by Rob Edwards



It's a Friday and I should be dong other stuff but I've just run into this little frustration again.


I frequently want to produce rough cutlists that includes the waste material for machining on the end.


Here's a part that illustrates what I do, I use a linear pattern with the vary sketch option.  Here the length of the posts are 50mm above the construction line.  It simple and works fine, but only when I first extrude a dummy body somewhere which is later deleted.



If I don't do this (and I always forget!) I get this...



Its because there is no option to uncheck 'merge result' on the first extrude.


Just one of those annoying little things??


Anyway Happy Friday