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Inventor Studio - Suppressing Translational Constraints

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08-08-2012 11:12 AM

Hello everyone,


I am working on an Inventor Studio animation and have noticed a problem.  It appears that it is not possible to suppress/enable translational constraints.  My assembly has a translational constraint that I suppressed in order to “explode” the assembly.  I am animating the assembly process.  Once it is put back together, I need to enable the suppressed translational constraint in order for the model to function properly.  Am I missing something, or will I need a work around?


I thought about recording two animations and then splicing the two videos together, but I am worried about the transition.  I really need it to be a smooth transition in order to work.  Any ideas?


Thank you,




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Re: Inventor Studio - Suppressing Translational Constraints

08-08-2012 12:49 PM in reply to: dbcox

Got it!  I was able to substitute a tangential constraint.  It works fine now!

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