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Securing Distinct Routes Through Clips

When you pass multiple routes through a clip, the individual wires are not bound together and are offset from the clip axis.

To secure distinct routes through clips:

  1. Open drive Letter:\Users\Public\Public Documents\SOLIDWORKS\SOLIDWORKS 2017\whatsnew\Routing\ClipRoutes\ClipRoutes.sldasm.
  2. Right-click the clip and select the configuration 4-01 - 6.4mm Dia from the top section of the shortcut menu.
  3. Click .
  4. In the FeatureManager design tree, right-click Route1 and click Edit Route.
  5. Click Tools > Routing > Routing Tools > Route/Edit through Clip .
  6. Click any of the route segments and the Clip Axis.
    The selected segment and Clip Axis are displayed in Current Selections, in the PropertyManager.
  7. In the PropertyManager:
    1. Select Offset from Clip Axis.
    2. Set Offset Distance to 10.
  8. Click .
  9. Repeat steps 6 through 7 for the second route.
  10. In the PropertyManager:
    1. Select Offset from Clip Axis.
    2. Set Offset Distance to 5.
  11. Click .
  12. Repeat steps 6 through 7 for the third route.
  13. In the PropertyManager:
    1. Select Offset from Clip Axis.
    2. Set Offset Distance to 2.
  14. Click Auto Align .
    All the routes are placed around the third route.
    Auto Align bundles all routes close to the last modified route.
  15. Repeat step 6 and click the Clip Axis.
    Three routes appear in the PropertyManager, under Routes passing through clip.

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