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Insert Part PropertyManager

In this PropertyManager, specify items from the source part or component to be included in the derived part or component. You can include items such as custom properties, sketches, and model dimensions.

To open this PropertyManager:

Create a derived part or component by any of the following methods:

Command Procedure
Insert Part In a part document, click Insert Part (Features toolbar) or Insert > Part.
Mirror Part In a part document, click Insert > Mirror Part.
Derive Component Part In an assembly document, select a component and click File > Derive Component Part.
Mirror Component In an assembly document, click Mirror Component Tool_MirrorComponents_Assembly.gif (Assembly toolbar) or Insert > Mirror Components . In the PropertyManager, follow the steps to create an opposite-hand version, and in Step 3: Opposite Hand, click Next PM_next.gif. The Insert Part PropertyManager appears as Step 4: Import Features in the Mirror Components PropertyManager.

Transfer

Includes the selected items from the source file in the derived file.

Solid bodies
Surface bodies
Axes
Planes
Cosmetic Threads
Absorbed sketches
Unabsorbed sketches
Custom properties
Cut-list properties
Coordinate systems
Model dimensions
Hole wizard data
Sheet metal information. Transfers the sheet metal and flat pattern information from the original part to the mirrored part, such as fixed face, grain direction, bend lines, and bounding box. Some sheet metal features are not supported for mirroring or inserting, including lofted bends, swept flanges, welded corners, and non-linear edge flanges and hems.
Unlocked properties (Available when Sheet metal information is selected). Lets you edit the sheet metal definition in the mirrored part, which will update the cut list properties. When using the Insert Part tool, bend and gauge tables are not transferred to the destination part, regardless of whether you select Unlocked properties.

Locate Part

Locate part with Move/Copy feature (Available only for Insert Part.) After you click PM_OK.gif in this PropertyManager, opens the Locate Part PropertyManager so you can position the inserted part.

Link

Break link to original part Breaks references between the derived file and the source file so you can independently edit the features in one file without affecting the other file.

Orientation

Preserve Z-axis When mirroring a component by creating an opposite-hand version, respects the Z-axis orientation of the selected component by preserving the Top and Front planes.


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