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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:

    • Click Distance or Angle .

    • Set Distance or Angle to define the starting distance or angle.

    • Select Flip Dimension to move the entities to opposite sides of the dimension.

    • Set Maximum Value and Minimum Value 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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