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Mate Folders

When you create a new assembly, an empty Mates folder is automatically included in the FeatureManager design tree.

Each mating relationship that you create is added to this Mates folder. The entry for each mating relationship includes the names of the components involved.
You can rename mates.

All the mates within a Mates folder are solved together; the order in which they appear within the Mates folder does not matter.

You can perform operations such as Replace Mate Entities on all the mates in a Mates folder by selecting the Mates folder in the FeatureManager design tree. See Mated Entities PropertyManager.

You can create folders within the Mates folder to organize the mates. Right-click the mates and select Add to New Folder or drag the mates into an existing folder. Additionally, you can add mates to a new folder while creating them by selecting the Add to new folder check box under Options in the Mate PropertyManager.



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