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Editing a Route Subassembly

You can edit a route subassembly in several ways:

  • Edit the route sketch to modify the path of the route segments.

  • Change the diameter of a route.

  • Add fittings while editing the route sketch.

  • Perform segment to segment penetration.

  • Create custom pipe configurations for selected segments.

  • Remove pipe or tube between fittings to create fitting-to-fitting connections.

In general, you should edit route sub-assemblies in the context of the top-level assembly.

To edit the route sketch and modify the route:

  1. Click one of the following:

  • Edit Existing Piping Route (Piping toolbar) or Routing, Piping, Edit Existing Piping Route.

  • Edit Existing Flex Tube Route (Flexible Tube toolbar) or Routing, Flexible Tubing, Edit Existing Flex Tube Route.

  • Edit Existing Route (Electrical toolbar) or Routing, Electrical, Edit Existing Route.

The Edit Route PropertyManager appears. All route sub-assemblies of the type you specified (Piping, Flexible Tube, or Electrical) appear in Assembly File Name.

  1. Select a route sub-assembly from the list.

The selected route sub-assembly highlights in the graphics area.

  1. Click .

The route sketch of the selected route sub-assembly opens.

  1. As you drag segments in the sketch, the route segment updates to reflect the changes. When you exit the sketch, the sub-assembly rebuilds.

You can also edit the route sketch by right-clicking any of the following in the FeatureManager design tree and selecting Edit route or Edit Sketch.

  • The route sub-assembly

  • The Route feature

  • The 3DSketch feature

Guidelines that appear when you edit a route will disappear when you stop editing the route.

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