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Inserting a Center of Mass in a Drawing

The part or assembly must include a center of mass.

To insert a center of mass:

  1. In a drawing, click Insert > Model Items.
  2. In the Model Items PropertyManager, under Reference Geometry, click Center of Mass Tool_center_of_mass.png.
  3. Click PM_OK.gif.

    You can create dimensions between the center of mass points and geometric entities using any of the dimensioning methods.

    To view the center of mass in a drawing, click View > Center of mass.



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