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*Keller, Kent
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iMates and wouldn't it be cool if

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12-05-2002 05:47 AM
Wouldn't it be cool if there was a hole tool like what Ryan and Drew made, built into
Inventor, and it also automatically added a named imate when you made the hole. Then in
assembly mode you would just have to insert your iParts with pre setup imate names that
matched and everything would fall together.

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Kent
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*Maenpaa, Mike
Message 2 of 11 (71 Views)

Re: iMates and wouldn't it be cool if

12-05-2002 05:57 AM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
Yup!
Or even better, if you could select your screw, bolt, or PEM and the correct
hole size is placed on your part.
Mike

"Kent Keller" wrote in message
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> Wouldn't it be cool if there was a hole tool like what Ryan and Drew made,
built into
> Inventor, and it also automatically added a named imate when you made the
hole. Then in
> assembly mode you would just have to insert your iParts with pre setup
imate names that
> matched and everything would fall together.
>
> --
> Kent
> Member of the Autodesk Discussion Forum Moderator Program
>
>
>
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Message 3 of 11 (71 Views)

Re: iMates and wouldn't it be cool if

12-05-2002 06:09 AM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
Nice concept but would need to be configurable so that you don't get useless iMates placed on holes that don't have items inserted into them like a pattern of air holes in a vent or weight reduction hole cutouts. Also, which side of the hole gets an iMate?

MechMan
*Rory
Message 4 of 11 (71 Views)

Re:

12-05-2002 06:19 AM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
www.mechsoft.com


Rory



"Mike Maenpaa" wrote in message
news:9745080A4D9E8FC96D0AC3D5B35D5524@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Yup!
> Or even better, if you could select your screw, bolt, or PEM and the
correct
> hole size is placed on your part.
> Mike
*Keller, Kent
Message 5 of 11 (71 Views)

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12-05-2002 06:27 AM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
That would be simple. It would just be another column on the table and you could add a
imate name or not.

The side that the hole sketch is on would be what I would expect for the side to get the
mate.

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Kent
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"MechMan" wrote in message news:f12a09f.1@WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Nice concept but would need to be configurable so that you don't get useless iMates
placed on holes that don't have items inserted into them like a pattern of air holes in a
vent or weight reduction hole cutouts. Also, which side of the hole gets an iMate?
> MechMan
>
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Registered: ‎12-12-2003
Message 6 of 11 (71 Views)

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12-05-2002 06:34 AM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
Ah, Kent. The visionary at work.

MechMan
*Dotson, Sean
Message 7 of 11 (71 Views)

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12-05-2002 09:13 PM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
What are you sitting here dreaming about? Get to work on that add-in

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Sean Dotson, PE
http://www.sdotson.com
Check the Inventor FAQ for most common questions
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"Kent Keller" wrote in message
news:63E7A8A66F9EEC1118F165FFCCAE74C9@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> That would be simple. It would just be another column on the table and
you could add a
> imate name or not.
>
> The side that the hole sketch is on would be what I would expect for the
side to get the
> mate.
>
> --
> Kent
> Member of the Autodesk Discussion Forum Moderator Program
>
>
> "MechMan" wrote in message news:f12a09f.1@WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Nice concept but would need to be configurable so that you don't get
useless iMates
> placed on holes that don't have items inserted into them like a pattern of
air holes in a
> vent or weight reduction hole cutouts. Also, which side of the hole gets
an iMate?
> > MechMan
> >
>
>
*Fulford, Drew
Message 8 of 11 (71 Views)

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12-05-2002 10:39 PM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
I think he's hinting he want's us to do it ;(

c'mon Kent, theres a free copy of IVHOLES in it for you :smileyhappy:

- drew

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Solid Caddgroup Inc. Burlington, Ontario
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"Sean Dotson" wrote in message
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> What are you sitting here dreaming about? Get to work on that add-in
>
> --
> Sean Dotson, PE
> http://www.sdotson.com
> Check the Inventor FAQ for most common questions
> http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html
> -----------------------------------------
> "Kent Keller" wrote in message
> news:63E7A8A66F9EEC1118F165FFCCAE74C9@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > That would be simple. It would just be another column on the table and
> you could add a
> > imate name or not.
> >
> > The side that the hole sketch is on would be what I would expect for the
> side to get the
> > mate.
> >
> > --
> > Kent
> > Member of the Autodesk Discussion Forum Moderator Program
> >
> >
> > "MechMan" wrote in message news:f12a09f.1@WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > Nice concept but would need to be configurable so that you don't get
> useless iMates
> > placed on holes that don't have items inserted into them like a pattern
of
> air holes in a
> > vent or weight reduction hole cutouts. Also, which side of the hole gets
> an iMate?
> > > MechMan
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
*Maas, Karl
Message 9 of 11 (71 Views)

Re:

12-08-2002 09:42 PM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
shouldn't that be an assembly feature?

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K


"Mike Maenpaa" wrote in message
news:9745080A4D9E8FC96D0AC3D5B35D5524@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Yup!
> Or even better, if you could select your screw, bolt, or PEM and the
correct
> hole size is placed on your part.
> Mike
>
> "Kent Keller" wrote in message
> news:51ED34CC4E8B15B4D8385AEE9AC1ABC0@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Wouldn't it be cool if there was a hole tool like what Ryan and Drew
made,
> built into
> > Inventor, and it also automatically added a named imate when you made
the
> hole. Then in
> > assembly mode you would just have to insert your iParts with pre setup
> imate names that
> > matched and everything would fall together.
> >
> > --
> > Kent
> > Member of the Autodesk Discussion Forum Moderator Program
> >
> >
> >
>
>
*Maenpaa, Mike
Message 10 of 11 (71 Views)

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12-08-2002 11:09 PM in reply to: *Keller, Kent
Thanks Rory! I finally got a chance to look at this. Looks good, but money
(lack of) is an issue. $2400 is a bit much.
Mike

"Rory" wrote in message
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> www.mechsoft.com
>
>
> Rory
>
>
>
> "Mike Maenpaa" wrote in message
> news:9745080A4D9E8FC96D0AC3D5B35D5524@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Yup!
> > Or even better, if you could select your screw, bolt, or PEM and the
> correct
> > hole size is placed on your part.
> > Mike
>
>

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