Defeature - To Remove

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

To open the To Remove page of the Defeature PropertyManager:

  1. Click Defeature (Tools toolbar) or Tools > Defeature.
  2. For multibody parts or assemblies, select the Simplify Geometry method in the PropertyManager.
    For single-body parts, the PropertyManager opens to the To Keep page.
  3. Click Next until the To Remove page appears.

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.