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Why separate bodies

Question asked by robert dattilo on Aug 22, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 22, 2012 by Bernie Daraz



       I have this bracket, & I don't do sheet metal that often, but I'm finding that when I simply want to creat an additional

tab or or flange or whatever, it wants to create that as a separate body. On this particular model, I used the combine feature

which I don't know if it's going to work long term or not, but it does allow me to connect the two.

       The question that I have is wouldn't it generally be design intent to continue on the same object; I didn't notice the option

to merge feature, like I've seen in some applications, so why would this be creating new bodies, & how and I address this, so that

if I do a added tab, etc. , it's a part of the sheet metal component.



Thanks, for any input in advance;


Rob_D SW 2012 sp4