The tool MarkFoldLines test the presence of with-less bodies of sheet metal, function ''Sheet metal'', in the part.

If it is not the case a message appears.


 

Once the tool MarkFoldLines launched, there are two possible methods: 

  • Automatic treatment of the bodies of sheet metal.

By choosing this method the tool MarkFoldLines detect automatically if the part comprises one or more bodies. It carries out the insertion of the forms on all the indexed folds then the corresponding removal of material.

If there are one bodies, only one function is created comprising a sketch with the sketch blocks placed at the ends of the lines of folding.


 

If the part comprises several bodies same cutting is carried out on all the lines of folding. By choosing this method, one cannot have different forms on the bodies.


 


If you wish to have a form different on each bodies from sheet metal, the method should be selected” Selection of the lines of folding'' and to choose the form desired in the options of cutting. This action must be realized on each bodies of sheet metal.


  • Selection of the lines of folding.

By choosing this method, it is the user who selects the lines of folding on which to position the sketch block in order to create the removal of material. When this option is selected, MarkFoldLines automatically find the number of bodies of sheet metal to be processed.

    • If there are one bodies, it automatically will be detected and unfolded. It is enough to select the lines of folding.


 

 


    • If the part has several sheet metal bodies, MarkFoldLines automatically find the number of bodies of sheet metal to be processed. It is necessary to select the bodies to be processed, then the lines of folding.


 

 


MarkFoldLines carry out the placement of the sketch blocks at the ends of the selected lines and carries out the corresponding removal of material.