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Configuring Equations

You can configure equations and global variables in the same way as you configure dimensions.

You can create variations of equations and global variables, and apply them to configurations using the Equations and Modify dialog boxes. You can also configure equations and global variables in design tables, and in various PropertyManagers for parts and assembly features.

For example, when you create an equation in the Distance field of the Chamfer PropertyManager, you select configurations by selection an option from the configurations option list configurations_list_pms.png that appears in the field. You can edit the equation and assign it to different configurations using the Equations or Modify dialog boxes.

You can also specify a different unit of measurement for each configuration. For example, you can have one configuration where a global variable is expressed in millimeters and another where it is expressed in inches.

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