Coordinate System PropertyManager

The Coordinate System PropertyManager appears when you add a new coordinate system to a part or assembly or edit an existing coordinate system.

To open this PropertyManager:

Click Coordinate System (Reference Geometry toolbar) or Insert > Reference Geometry > Coordinate System.


Origin Select a vertex, point, midpoint, or the default point of origin on a part or assembly for the coordinate system origin.
  X axis, Y axis, and Z axis Select one of the following for the Axis Direction Reference:

Vertex, point, or midpoint

Aligns the axis toward the selected point.

Linear edge or sketch line

Aligns the axis parallel to the selected edge or line.

Non-linear edge or sketch entity

Aligns the axis toward the selected location on the selected entity.

Planar face

Aligns the axis in the normal direction of the selected face.

Reverse Axis Direction Reverses the direction of an axis.