Im trying to wrap a pattern around a tube. Whenever I am in the wrap feature it shows the entire pattern wrapped around the tube in the preview. But when I complete the feature only part of it actually wraps around
Hello William,.. if you can share - attach the file (and/or image), it would help a lot with understanding how/why..
How can I attach a file to a forum post?
..ok,.. looking at the images you posted above, again, it not easy to understand without looking at the file... although,.. if you can extend the ends of the tubes so the ends of the sketches are not aligned.. it may solve.. that is, don't change your sketch pattern,.. and extend the ends, wrap and trim/cut back the early extended ends.
(another way to do it attached)
I uploaded the part now
The circumference of the cylinder is less than the length of your wrap. I increased the diameter and...
I looked into it a little more. If the lines are parallel, the wrap works fine if the circumference is less but in your model the lines overlap in a way SW does not like.
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