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Interference Detection PropertyManager

You can select components to check and set options for types of interferences to find, and then calculate results.

To access this PropertyManager, click Interference Detection (Assembly toolbar) or Tools > Interference Detection.

Selected Components

  Components to Check Displays components selected for the interference check. By default, the top-level assembly appears unless you pre-select other components. When you check an assembly for interference, all of its components are checked. If you select a single component, only the interferences that involve that component are reported. If you select two or more components, only the interferences between the selected components are reported.
  Calculate Click to check for interferences.


Displays the detected interferences. The volume of each interference appears to the right of each listing. When you select an interference under Results, it highlights in red in the graphics area.

  Ignore/Un-Ignore Click to switch between ignored and unignored mode for the selected interference. If an interference is set to Ignore, it remains ignored during subsequent interference calculations. See Show ignored interferences under Options.
  Component view Displays the interferences by component name instead of interference number.


  Treat coincidence as interference Reports coincident entities as interferences.
  Show ignored interferences Select to show ignored interferences in the Results list, with a gray icon. When this option is cleared, ignored interferences are not listed.
  Treat subassemblies as components When selected, sub-assemblies are treated as single components, so interferences between a sub-assembly's components are not reported.
  Include multibody part interferences Select to report interferences between bodies within multibody parts.
  Make interfering parts transparent Select to display the components of the selected interference in transparent mode.
  Create fasteners folder Segregates interferences between fasteners (such as a nut and bolt) into a separate folder under Results. See Interference Detection with Fasteners.
  Ignore hidden bodies If the assembly includes a multibody part that contains a hidden body, ignores interferences between the hidden body and other components.

Non-interfering Components

Displays non-interfering components in the selected mode:

  Use current Uses the current display settings of the assembly.

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