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*Genova, Jon
Message 1 of 7 (51 Views)

.idw view is NOT accurate to part geometry.

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11-19-2002 07:18 AM
I have a part that was created with extensive weight relief pockets on
one face.

When I make an .idw view of these pockets face on, one pocket's
geometry doesn't show up as smooth curves- as it should be in the
.ipt- but rather is depicted by IV6 as line segments. The geometry was
created from splines, btw. I'v tried recreating this view several
times (and it takes a long time to compute), but the result is always
the same.

See the screenshot in customer files under the same subject.


IV6, SP1



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Jon Genova
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
BioServe Space Technologies

A NASA Commercial Space Center (CSC)

genovaj@stripe.colorado.edu
Bioserve URL http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/BioServe/
Personal URL http://stripe.Colorado.EDU/~genovaj/
*Genova, Jon
Message 2 of 7 (51 Views)

Re: .idw view is NOT accurate to part geometry.

11-20-2002 12:52 AM in reply to: *Genova, Jon
5.3 handles this a little better, but I wonder what other geometry
mis-matches has IV rendered that I'm not aware of, and have had parts
built from?



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Jon Genova
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
BioServe Space Technologies

A NASA Commercial Space Center (CSC)

genovaj@stripe.colorado.edu
Bioserve URL http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/BioServe/
Personal URL http://stripe.Colorado.EDU/~genovaj/
*Autodesk\
Message 3 of 7 (51 Views)

Re: .idw view is NOT accurate to part geometry.

11-20-2002 01:45 AM in reply to: *Genova, Jon
Can you post the part to customer files?

Loren Jahraus
Autodesk Inventor Workflow Team
"Jon Genova" wrote in message
news:3DDAC6E2.1FF2D3D7@stripe.colorado.edu...
>
> I have a part that was created with extensive weight relief pockets on
> one face.
>
> When I make an .idw view of these pockets face on, one pocket's
> geometry doesn't show up as smooth curves- as it should be in the
> .ipt- but rather is depicted by IV6 as line segments. The geometry was
> created from splines, btw. I'v tried recreating this view several
> times (and it takes a long time to compute), but the result is always
> the same.
>
> See the screenshot in customer files under the same subject.
>
>
> IV6, SP1
>
>
>
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> Jon Genova
> Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
> BioServe Space Technologies
>
> A NASA Commercial Space Center (CSC)
>
> genovaj@stripe.colorado.edu
> Bioserve URL http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/BioServe/
> Personal URL http://stripe.Colorado.EDU/~genovaj/
*Genova, Jon
Message 4 of 7 (51 Views)

Re:

11-20-2002 02:45 AM in reply to: *Genova, Jon
Loren,

Proprietary customer file. For confidentiality reasons, can I send the
file directly to you?


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Jon Genova
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
BioServe Space Technologies

A NASA Commercial Space Center (CSC)

genovaj@stripe.colorado.edu
Bioserve URL http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/BioServe/
Personal URL http://stripe.Colorado.EDU/~genovaj/
*Genova, Jon
Message 5 of 7 (51 Views)

Re:

11-20-2002 03:51 AM in reply to: *Genova, Jon
Nevermind- posted a derived body and companion.idw to CF under this
heading.



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Jon Genova
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
BioServe Space Technologies

A NASA Commercial Space Center (CSC)

genovaj@stripe.colorado.edu
Bioserve URL http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/BioServe/
Personal URL http://stripe.Colorado.EDU/~genovaj/
*Autodesk\
Message 6 of 7 (51 Views)

Re: .idw view is NOT accurate to part geometry.

11-20-2002 04:12 AM in reply to: *Genova, Jon
I logged a defect against it.
"Jon Genova" wrote in message
news:3DDAC6E2.1FF2D3D7@stripe.colorado.edu...
>
> I have a part that was created with extensive weight relief pockets on
> one face.
>
> When I make an .idw view of these pockets face on, one pocket's
> geometry doesn't show up as smooth curves- as it should be in the
> .ipt- but rather is depicted by IV6 as line segments. The geometry was
> created from splines, btw. I'v tried recreating this view several
> times (and it takes a long time to compute), but the result is always
> the same.
>
> See the screenshot in customer files under the same subject.
>
>
> IV6, SP1
>
>
>
> --
> ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
>
> Jon Genova
> Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
> BioServe Space Technologies
>
> A NASA Commercial Space Center (CSC)
>
> genovaj@stripe.colorado.edu
> Bioserve URL http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/BioServe/
> Personal URL http://stripe.Colorado.EDU/~genovaj/
*Genova, Jon
Message 7 of 7 (51 Views)

Re:

11-20-2002 04:33 AM in reply to: *Genova, Jon
Thanks, Loren.



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Jon Genova
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
BioServe Space Technologies

A NASA Commercial Space Center (CSC)

genovaj@stripe.colorado.edu
Bioserve URL http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/BioServe/
Personal URL http://stripe.Colorado.EDU/~genovaj/
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