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Add Folders

In part or assembly documents, you can add folders to the FeatureManager design tree. You can rename new folders and drag additional items into the new folders. This reduces the length of the FeatureManager design tree.

In part documents, you can create folders for features. You can place any set of sequential features into an individual folder. You cannot use Ctrl to select non-sequential features. This maintains parent-child relationships. When you select a folder that you added in the FeatureManager design tree, the features in the folder are highlighted in the graphics area. Similarly, when you select a feature in the graphics area that is in a folder you created, the folder is highlighted.

In assembly documents, you can create folders for components and folders for mates. When adding a folder to the FeatureManager design tree, you can preselect non-sequential components or mates to place in the folder. When you select a component in the graphics area that is in a folder you created, the folder expands to show the highlighted component in the FeatureManager design tree.

You cannot add new folders to existing folders.

You can insert items into folders by one of two ways: automatically or manually.

To create a new folder and insert items automatically:

To create a new folder and insert items manually:

To remove items from a folder:

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