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Parent/Child Relationships

Displays the parents and children of a selected feature, sketch, axis, plane, curve, or surface.

A parent feature is an existing feature upon which others depend. For example, an extrude is the parent feature to a fillet that rounds its edges.

When new features are built upon other features, their existence depends upon the previously-built feature. The new feature is called a child feature. For example, a hole is the child of the solid in which it is cut.

To display parent/child relationships:

  1. In the model or in the FeatureManager design tree, right-click an entity and select Parent/Child.

  2. In the dialog box, you can:

    • Right-click items and select from the shortcut menu.

    • Expand features to see additional parent/child relationships.

 



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