Parameter-Control FB

Use motion-values at the input-connector of a Parameter-Control FB to:

control a dimension in a sketch
control an Extrusion Depth of a Solid*
control an Extrusion-Offset of a Solid*

* The model cycles slowly if the Solid has many facets. For example, a Circle/Cylinder when the 'image quality' is set to 'high'.


Add Parameter-Control FB

[Above Graphic-Area]: Modelling FB toolbar > Parameter-Control FB

Menu:

Add menu > Add Parameter-Control  FB

 Dialog-Box:

Parameter-Control dialog-box

How to add:

STEP 1: Add a Parameter-Control FB to the graphic-area:

2.Click in the graphic-area.

The Parameter-Control FB is now in the graphic-area.

You must specify the 'motion' of the parameter, you must connect a wire to its input-connector

How to open the dialog-box:

STEP 2:  Open the Parameter-Control FB dialog-box

Open it with one of the usual procedures. For example:

1.Double-click the Parameter-Control FB in the graphic-area or Assembly-Tree

- or -

1.Click the Parameter-Control FB in the graphic-area or the Assembly-Tree so that

The element is in the Selection-Window

2.Right-click the Parameter-Control FB in the Selection-Window
3.Click Edit element in the contextual-menu

The Parameter-Control FB dialog-box is now open.

 

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