Defeature - To Remove

In parts and assemblies, you can specify to remove features that were not automatically removed.

To open the To Remove page of the Defeature PropertyManager:

  1. In a part or assembly, click Defeature (Tools toolbar) or Tools > Defeature.
  2. In the PropertyManager, click Next until the To Remove page appears.

This screen is also used by the Export to AEC wizard. To display it in this context:

  1. Open the Export to AEC wizard by clicking Tools > Export to AEC.
  2. Complete the fields on the Export to AEC - Type and Orientation screen and click Next .
  3. On the Export to AEC - Specify Export Details screen, for Set Target Model Details, select Custom, then click Next .
  4. Complete the Export to AEC - Step 1: Components screen and click Next .
  5. Complete the Export to AEC - Step 2: To Keep screen and click Next .

Items to Remove

Items to Remove Lists items to remove from the model. In the graphics area or FeatureManager design tree, select the items to remove. Items that you can select include:
  • Subassemblies
  • Parts
  • Features, including assembly features and suppressed features
  • Reference geometry
  • Routing points
  • Sketches

Section View

Select internal components or bodies.

  Reference Section Plane/Face Specifies the plane or face to use to section the model. Select a plane or face, or click Front , Top , or Right to create the section view. Reverse Section Direction changes the direction of the cut.
Offset Distance Offsets the section from the reference plane by a specified distance.
X Rotation Rotates the section plane along the X-axis.
Y Rotation Rotates the section plane along the Y-axis.
In the FeatureManager design tree, you can right-click Defeature and click Edit Feature , Save Result, Upload to 3DCC, or Delete.