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Adding Multiple Exploded Views

You can add more than one exploded view to a configuration.

  1. Open install_dir\samples\whatsnew\assemblies\castor\castor_901.sldasm.


  2. In the ConfigurationManager , expand cfg_1 to see that it already has one exploded view.

    Now add another exploded view to cfg_1.

  3. Click Insert > Exploded View or right-click cfg_1 and click New Exploded View.
  4. In the graphics area or flyout FeatureManager design tree, select the following components:
    • wheel_105<1>
    • axle_support_102<1>
    • bushing_103<1>

    In the PropertyManager, the components appear in Component(s) of the explode step . A triad appears in the graphics area.

  5. In the PropertyManager, under Options, select Auto-space components after drag to automatically space the group of components along the axis after you drag and drop them.
  6. In the graphics area, drag the red arm of the triad and release it approximately as shown:

    The wheel, axle support, and bushing are automatically spaced as shown:

  7. Click PM_OK.gif.

    In the ConfigurationManager, ExplView2 CfgMgr_ExplView.gif appears under cfg_1.

  8. Double-click ExplView2 CfgMgr_ExplView.gif to collapse it.

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