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Component Pattern - Rotate Specific Instances

Component Pattern - Rotate Specific Instances

Component Pattern - Rotate Specific Instances

I am doing a component pattern of a nut plate which has a rivet hole on each side (so orientation matters). On a rectangle part, the nut plates are oriented parallel to the wall they are on. This means the nut plates on the short sides of the rectangle will be 90 degrees rotated from the nut plates on the long side of the rectangle. When I do a component pattern, they are all oriented the same way with no option to clock or rotate certain instances. Is there a fix or workaround for this?

The only thing I can come up with is let the component pattern place the parts (even if some are clocked wrong), then delete the component pattern leaving the parts in place, then rotate the individual ones I need rotated. Downside is all my constraints are deleted. I vaguely remember being able to clock certain parts in a previous version. I guess I could create two patterns of holes (long side and short side). I'd love to be able to right click certain parts and say rotate/clock 90 degrees.

I'm running NX 1930. Thanks for any help.

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