If you fillet an edge then place a hole - the hole can be placed concentrically to the fillet.
What about reversing the workflow?
Place the hole then use the hole as a reference to fillet the edge?
This would be a very handy feature. We model stuff like this all the time and this would be a nice shortcut to the current method of either making a sketch and extruding, or manually inputing the radius.
I like it. I'd use it.
This seems trivially simple to achieve just by re-using existing parameters to define the radius? In this example, since the hole sketch is visible, all you would have to do is click on the '15' dimension to use it as the fillet radius. Or, if you know the parameter name, you could type it directly. In either case, the fillet will be linked to the hole center and will resize accordingly.
or am i missing something?
You're not missing anything.
Using parameters is a little clicky
What if the hole is dimensioned from a sketch or opposite edge?
MarkESmith wrote:What if the hole is dimensioned from a sketch or opposite edge?
Then you shouldn't be linking the radius of the fillet to it as it wouldn't follow your design intent.
You can certainly place a hole concentric to the fillet, just set your hole type to contentric, then select the fillet as the circular reference. As far as I can see, this can't be reversed.
You must be a registered user to add a comment here. If you've already registered, please log in. If you haven't registered yet, please register and log in.