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Other Changes for Envelopes

  • The prefix Envelope is no longer used in the names of envelope components.
  • The menu item Insert > Envelope is no longer available.
  • Envelopes are no longer listed in the ConfigurationManager.
  • Envelopes are no longer shown when using Show with Dependents.
  • If you copy, mirror, or pattern an envelope, the resulting new component is also an envelope.

Advanced Selection Tools for Envelopes

The advanced selection tools that use envelopes to select, show, or hide other components are available from the FeatureManager design tree and the graphics area. Previously they were available by right-clicking an envelope in the ConfigurationManager.

The advanced selection tools are available only for envelopes made from parts, and only in the top-level assembly. They are not available for envelopes made from subassemblies, and are not available for envelopes within subassemblies.

To select, show, or hide using envelopes:

  1. Right-click an envelope.
  2. Click Envelope, and click one of the following:
    Option Description
    Select Using Envelope Lets you select components for editing operations, based on their positions relative to an envelope component.
    Show/Hide using Envelope Lets you specify selection criteria to hide or show assembly components, based on their positions relative to an envelope component.

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