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by Robert
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Applied automated machining to component?
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Applied automated machining to component?

I'm looking to create a machining operation with custom molding tooling that I can insert into an assembly and apply the machining operation on a specific part. The machining operation will have a custom tool path with parametric drivers and key points. I can't find a tutorial for it? what would be ...
by Robert
Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Re: Drive Blocks?

Thanks, guys for taking a look at the files. That the molding was pretty funky with missing driver elements and odd CS. So I tried a few other moldings some worked and some didn't so I know the issue is with the extruded molding, I created a new molding and it worked fine. RaudMees, you mentioned pa...
by Robert
Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Re: Drive Blocks?

Here a link to a video of me try to insert the drawer front into the driver block

https://youtu.be/QSRzXQhhf2w
by Robert
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Re: Drive Blocks?

I guess I still don't know how to make clean driver blocks that work right. Attached are two files a simple case & a drawer front and I'm trying to insert it in the bottom opening and I keep getting "invalid element", "unable to make component" does any know where I possibly went wrong in the creati...
by Robert
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Re: Drive Blocks?

What is a double wrap driver block?
by Robert
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Re: Drive Blocks?

I figured it out with your help guys, thank you. I have a large old library of components that I developed with drivers and key points, and now I'm going to tactical remaking a lot of the components with driver blocks. How many have had to recreate your component library with driver blocks? Any tips...
by Robert
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Re: Drive Blocks?

Forgot to mention I'm using TS Wood 2017 version
by Robert
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Re: Drive Blocks?

Attached is an experimental shelf driver block that failed, I get the "unable to make component" in the alpha bar.

Thank you
by Robert
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Drive Blocks?
Replies: 21
Views: 1310

Drive Blocks?

When I create a driver block and add a few components to it and insert into a new block it always works. But when I start adding drivers to components, translations and repeat part function they always fail when I try to insert the driver block into a new document block. What could cause that and ca...
by Robert
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: BOM Examples?
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: BOM Examples?

Awesome, I would have never figured that out, thank you.
by Robert
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: BOM Examples?
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: BOM Examples?

I meant to say all the measurements in the BOM show up in metric and I would like them in standard
by Robert
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: BOM Examples?
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Re: BOM Examples?

Thank you for the input.

I'm trying to create a custom template and all the dimensions are in metric, how would I change that to standard?
by Robert
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: BOM Examples?
Replies: 6
Views: 322

BOM Examples?

What "Standard" template do most of you use for your product BOM? Would anyone be willing to share an example of your BOM that you use? Do any of you export it to Excel or another 3rd party business software? I'm not really familiar with the export to BOM and the best way to set it up. Thank you for...
by Robert
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Custom scripts or actions?
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Custom scripts or actions?

Can custom scripts, actions or plugins be created for TopSolid or is it a closed software program?
by Robert
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: TopSolid'Wood
Topic: Delete layer not component
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Delete layer not component

How do I delete a layer be not the component in the layer? I just want to start over and rename reorganize my layers and components
Thank you.