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Patterns and Design tables

Question asked by Archival Jones on Sep 8, 2011
Latest reply on Sep 17, 2011 by Mauricio Martinez-Saez

How can I supress/skip instances of a pattern by using a design table?

 

It seems ridiculous but even a pattern driven table doesn't seem to allow one to skip instances.

 

I have several configurations of electrical components with pins(2 pin version, 3 pin version, etc...) and some instances need to be skipped. A Table pattern requires one to use the same number or else it complains there is a mismatch between the number in the table and the number in the pattern. A linear pattern doesn't seem to let one skip the instance per configuration.

 

Surely solidworks can't be so innane as to skip over such a feature(no pun intended)?

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