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Feature Scope in Multibody Parts

For some features in multibody parts, you specify which bodies you want the feature to affect.

All bodies Applies the feature to all bodies every time the feature regenerates. If you add new bodies to the model that are intersected by the feature, these new bodies are also regenerated to include the feature.
Selected bodies Applies the feature to the bodies you select. If you add new bodies to the model that are intersected by the feature, you need to use Edit Feature to edit the extrude feature, select those bodies, and to add them to the list of selected bodies. If you do not add the new bodies to the list of selected bodies, they remain intact.
Auto-select (Available if you click Selected bodies) When you first create a model with multibody parts, the feature automatically processes all the relevant intersecting parts. Auto-select is faster than All bodies because it processes only the bodies on the initial list and does not regenerate the entire model. If you click Selected bodies and clear Auto-select, you must select the bodies in the graphics area you want to include.
Solid Bodies to Affect (Available if you clear Auto-select) Select the bodies to affect in the graphics area.

Example of Feature Scope

Sweep thin features with cut Bodies to keep
Cut applied


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