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Limit Mates

Limit mates allow components to move within a range of values for distance and angle mates. You specify a starting distance or angle as well as a maximum and minimum value.

To add a limit mate:

  1. Click Mate (Assembly toolbar) or Insert > Mate.
  2. Under Mate Selections, select the entities to mate together for Entities to Mate .
  3. In the PropertyManager, under Advanced Mates:
    1. Click Distance or Angle .
    2. Set Distance or Angle to define the starting distance or angle.
    3. Select Flip Dimension to move the entities to opposite sides of the dimension.
    4. Set Maximum Value dim_lin_vert_max.png and Minimum Value dim_lin_vert_min.png to define the maximum and minimum extents of the limit mate.
  4. Click .

    A LimitDistance or LimitAngle mate is added to the assembly.



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