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Positioning an Hole from an existing hole

Status: New Idea
by cgusi on ‎06-19-2013 01:13 AM

Increase the method to positioning an hole selecting an existing hole.

by Distinguished Contributor mikeh on ‎08-28-2013 09:49 AM

Wish I had years ago and still need badly.  To expand a bit what I'd like to see is select an existing hole, input a distance an axis to pattern the hole parallel to.  The hole selection would dictate the face/plane the hole gets created on.  We can't do just a pattern as we want the hole to be another size.  Currently we have to create a sketch w/ points then create hole feature 1, then share the sketch and create hole feature 2.  Alternatively we can create sketch 1, generate hole 1, create sketch 2 w/ projected center from #1 and establsh 2nd hole location and size.


Originally submitted on SR 1-1187563861

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