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Motion Study-specific Mates

Motion study-specific mates are mates you create for a motion study that are independent of the assembly model mates. Using motion study-specific mates, you can create multiple motion studies to analyze model motion with different mates without changing the model.

To create motion study-specific mates:

  1. Select a motion study.
  2. Add mates to the assembly from the motion study.
Motion study-specific mates are listed only on the MotionManager design tree. The string Local prefaces the name of motion study-specific mates.

To see that the motion study-specific mates are not part of the assembly model, view the assembly mates from the Model tab.

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