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KentKeller

Isolate components Improvement

Status: New Idea
by Valued Contributor KentKeller on ‎07-12-2013 08:42 AM

I get some assemblies that for various reasons have a lot of constraint errors. Many of these are small nuts and bolts type of things hidden inside the assembly.  The best way I have found to get to them is to use Isolate Components.

 

Currently I have to select a constraint and rmb isolate. Fix the constraint and then undo Isolate, then go to the next one and repeat. I would like to skip having to do undo Isolate and be able to select the next constraint rmb Isolate and have the program undo the current isolate and then apply the one I am wanting.  BTW Isolate is still a choice in the context menu when an isolate is already active, but it does nothing when selected.  This in itself seems like a bug.

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by food4thot on ‎02-13-2014 07:24 PM

Novice to 3D modeling.  Have played with both Solidworks and Inventor.  

 

When using isolate in Solidworks you can flip to the hidden screen to see all components that are not isolated and select whichever ones you want to include to those already isolated.  Is there a similar feature in Inventor?   

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