Rotating a Component
To rotate a component by dragging:
and drag the component.
rotates within its degrees of freedom.
To prevent this behavior, clear Move
components by dragging in Assemblies
To rotate a component with a
a component and select Move with Triad.
a ring and drag. Also:
rotate in pre-set increments, right-click the selected ring and choose
Rotate 90° or Rotate
type specific increments, right-click the center sphere and select Show Rotate Delta XYZ Box.
Click in the graphics area to turn off the triad.
To move or align the triad:
Drag the center ball to drag the triad freely.
drag the center ball or an arm and drop it on an edge or face to align
the triad with the edge or face.
Right-click the center ball and select Align
to, Align with Component Origin,
or Align with Assembly Origin.
To rotate a component with the PropertyManager:
Click Rotate Component (Assembly toolbar) or Tools,
The Rotate Component PropertyManager
appears, and the pointer changes to .
Select one or more components in the graphics
Select an item from the Rotate
list to rotate the components in one of the following
- Select a component and drag in any direction.
- Select a line, an edge, or an axis, then drag a component around the
XYZ - Type an X, Y, or Z value in the PropertyManager, and click
Apply. The component moves around
the assembly’s axes by the angular value you specify.
You can rotate one component or group of components after another;
the tool remains active until you click it again, or select another tool.
Options, select This configuration
to apply the rotation of the components to only the active configuration.
Click or click Rotate
Component again when finished.