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Freezing Features

You drag the freeze bar to freeze features.

To turn on the freeze bar, click Tools > Options > System Options > General and select Enable Freeze bar.

To freeze features:

  1. Move the pointer over the freeze bar.

    The pointer changes to FRZ_freeze_pointer.gif.


  2. Drag the freeze bar down below the last feature you want to freeze.

    When the freeze bar is at the top of the tree, you can also right-click a feature and click Freeze to freeze that feature and all features above it in the FeatureManager design tree.


    Features above the freeze bar are frozen – you cannot edit them, and they are excluded from rebuilds of the model. Frozen features are indicated by a lock icon FM_freeze.gif and gray text.

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