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Need Help (by Goku)
can someone tell me why is the red color in the face of solid
Fri Nov 5 2021, 08:42:38, download attachment myrack.png
(no subject) (by Goku)
This is the original file
Fri Nov 5 2021, 08:44:24, download attachment myrack.slvs
(no subject) (by Andrew)
The sketch opens without problems using version 3 on Manjaro. However there are several bugs that cause red faces, especially with curved surfaces. Usually 'force NURBS surfaces to triangle mesh' is a workaround for the problem.

Having looked at your drawing I have a couple of suggestions.

The first two sketches can be combined into one by turning the base outline into construction lines (Sketch/Toggle construction) (g) on selected lines.

The uprights can be created by a model of a upright in a separate file, and importing it 4 times via (New Group/Link /assemble). This often speeds up the program as well, and makes it easier to modify the uprights.
Fri Nov 5 2021, 12:35:28
(no subject) (by Goku)
I'm new to CAD thanks for the information about the construction line. Also thanks for the idea about importing models
Sat Nov 6 2021, 04:47:58
(no subject) (by Goku)
force NURBS surfaces to triangle mesh fixed the red color but the extrusion on the below plane is lost.I had to do another extrusion again in the other side.
Sat Nov 6 2021, 04:54:52
(no subject) (by Andrew)
Which version are you using, as the drawing you posted opens without problems in version 3.
Sat Nov 6 2021, 12:32:56
(no subject) (by Goku)
Sorry it works fine now. I turned on something else.
Sun Nov 7 2021, 03:52:21
(no subject) (by Goku)
I'm starting to create a fresh model i saved the upright as a separate file but when i tried to import this file in the foundation its not showing up.
Sun Nov 7 2021, 03:54:12
(no subject) (by Goku)
foundation
Sun Nov 7 2021, 03:57:40, download attachment foundation.slvs
(no subject) (by Goku)
upright
Sun Nov 7 2021, 03:58:35, download attachment upright.slvs
(no subject) (by Andrew)
Attached some modified versions of your files, showing what I think you are trying to achieve. Note, I made the fully constrained, mainly by anchoring the drawing to the origin, and I used step translate to create the holes. When you input a drawing, '9' rotates it 90 degrees around the axis closest to the view axis, and Same orientation 'x' is used to lock its orientation. This constraint needs the the drawing to be shown, so that the axis arrows are visible.
Sun Nov 7 2021, 07:38:55, download attachment rack.zip
(no subject) (by ruevs)
Goku - the tutorials and reference on this page have a lot of useful hints for future models.
Sun Nov 7 2021, 15:56:30
(no subject) (by Goku)
Thanks i successfully imported the file and thanks for the translate feature i didn't knew about it.
Mon Nov 8 2021, 05:47:37
(no subject) (by Goku)
ruevs - yes i just checked it i found the assembly tutorial is all i wanted thanks for pointing it out.
Mon Nov 8 2021, 05:50:29
(no subject) (by Goku)
I have successfully made a design of half rack hehe
Mon Nov 8 2021, 05:54:47, download attachment power rack.slvs
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