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Creating a Route Point

  1. Find or create a sketch point to use for positioning the fitting at an intersection or end point of the route, or at a split point on the route.


    • For rigid pipe and tube fittings, select a sketch point in the graphics area.
    • For flexible tubes fittings or electrical cable connectors, select a sketch point and a planar face in the graphics area.
    • In a fitting with multiple ports, select the sketch point at the intersection of the axes.
    • In a flange, select a point that is concentric with the cylindrical faces of the part. If the flange mates with another flange, select a point on the mating face.

  2. Click Create Route Point (Routing Tools toolbar) or Routing Routing Tools Create Route Point.

    The Route Point PropertyManager appears.

  3. Edit properties in the PropertyManager.
  4. Click PM_OK.gif.
Important: Repeat this process for fittings that support multiple Route Points, and for assemblies that need Assembly Route Points (ARPoint).


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