Creating an Assembly Feature
feature cuts and holes affect the assembly only; the individual
part files are not affected. You specify which components you want the
feature to affect by setting the feature
scope in the PropertyManager when you create the feature.
To create an assembly feature cut:
Open a sketch on a face or plane, and sketch a
profile of the cut. The profile can contain more than one closed contour.
Cut or Revolved
Cut (Features toolbar), or click Insert,
Assembly Feature, Cut,
then Extrude or Revolve.
Set the options as needed in the Cut-Extrude or Cut-Revolve
To create an assembly feature hole:
Click the planar face approximately where you
want to create the hole.
Hole or Hole
Wizard (Features toolbar), or click Insert,
Assembly Feature, Hole,
then Simple or
Set the options as needed in the Hole PropertyManager
To create an assembly feature
an assembly cut or hole.
of the following on the Features toolbar:
Table Driven Pattern
Sketch Driven Pattern
or click Insert,
Assembly Feature, and select one
of the following: Linear
Driven Pattern, Sketch Driven Pattern.
Set options as needed
in the PropertyManager.
To edit an assembly feature:
Right-click the assembly feature in the FeatureManager design tree,
and select either Edit Sketch
or Edit Feature.