Hello everyone, I am trying to create an assembly which is driven by one mate and that mate determines the size of the components. (See attachment)
So I have 2 posts which are symmetric to the Right plane and then there is a mate called "Distance Between Posts" which is a distance mate and that determines the distance between the posts
Now the idea is, when the distance between the posts increases so does the size of the post size.
I am not the greatest at equations but in Excel I came up with an equation which gives the desired result (See Post Size Formula.xlsx)
Now when I try to use this formula in SolidWorks, replacing B2 with "Distance Between Post" I get a Syntax error. I think the error is with the <= part of the equation but I have been playing around with it and no luck.
I did make a simplified equation which was
= if ( "Distance Between Posts" = < 2000 , 80 , 100 )
which did change the post size to 100 but then when I changed the distance mate to 1500 the post size did not reduce back down to 80 even after rebuild.
Came to a point where I am out of ideas on how to resolve this issue so that's why I'm here, is there anyone who could assist me? Hopefully I have given enough detail