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Join PropertyManager

You create a joined part from two or more other parts. Set options as described below.

Parts to Join

Parts to Join . Select two or more parts to join (in the FeatureManager design tree or the graphics window).


Hide parts. Select to hide the original parts after the join is complete.

Force surface contact. Select to extend any overhanging features up to the next feature on the other part. The software finds the affected faces, then extends the part containing the face with the smallest area into the other part, and fills in any resultant gaps.

Related Topics

Creating a Joined Part

Editing a Joined Part

Identifying the Parts in a Joined Part


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