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Bolted connection will not pattern

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10-31-2012 08:04 AM

I have a simple bolted connection (bolt, nut and washer) and have tried to pattern this to make a toal of 4 bolted connections in a linear pattern. The preview looks fine however when I hit apply the patterned components dissappear. I'm not sure why this is, can anyone help ? I am using Inventor 2013 64-Bit SP 1.1

Anthony Goodwin ~ Cad Manager/Senior Designer
Autodesk Inventor Professional 2013 SP2 64-Bit Edition
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Re: Bolted connection will not pattern

10-31-2012 06:35 PM in reply to: Anthony

To create pattern bolted connection, I suggest to create the pattern holes in component firstly, then create the bolted connection by hole and follow pattern. Showing as the snapshot below 



Fred Chen
SQA Engineer
Quality Assurance Team
Autodesk, Inc.

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