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Add Folders

In part or assembly documents, you can add folders to the FeatureManager design tree. You can rename new folders and drag additional features into the new folders. This reduces the length of the FeatureManager design tree.

When you select a folder that you added in the FeatureManager design tree, the features in the folder are highlighted in the graphics area. Similarly, when you select a feature in the graphics area that is in a folder you created, the folder is highlighted and expands to show the highlighted feature in the FeatureManager design tree.

You can insert features into folders by one of two ways: automatically or manually.

You can place any set of continuous features or components into an individual folder. You cannot use Ctrl to select non-continuous features. This maintains parent-child relationships. You cannot add new folders to existing folders.

To create a new folder and insert features automatically:

To create a new folder and insert features manually:

To remove features from a folder:

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