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Checking Static Clearances Between Components

To check clearances in an assembly:

  1. Click Clearance Verification (Assembly toolbar) or Tools > Clearance Verification.
  2. Set options and settings in the PropertyManager.
  3. Under Selected Components, click Calculate.

    The failed clearances are listed under Results. The value of each clearance appears in its listing. Under Results, you can:

    • Select a clearance to highlight it in the graphics area.
    • Expand clearances to display the names of the components.
    • Right-click a clearance and select Zoom to selection, to zoom to the clearance in the graphics area.
    • Right-click a clearance and select Ignore.
    • Right-click an ignored clearance and select Un-Ignore.

  4. Click .

    Ignored clearances are saved and the PropertyManager closes.

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