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Using the PropertyManager to Rotate a Component

To rotate a component with the PropertyManager:

  1. Click Rotate Component (Assembly toolbar) or Tools > Component > Rotate.

    The Rotate Component PropertyManager appears, and the pointer changes to .

  2. Select one or more components in the graphics area.
  3. Select an item from the Rotate list to move the components in one of following manners:
    Option Description
    Free Drag Select a component and drag in any direction.
    About Entity Select a line, an edge, or an axis, then drag a component around the selected entity.
    By Delta 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.

  4. Under Advanced Options, select This configuration to apply the rotation of the components to only the active configuration.
  5. Click or click Rotate Component again when finished.


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