MODIFY LINKS in drafting

Modify links in drafting?  Do you know how to use it?

In this article, I will show you, how to modify links in drafting to improve your views. If you create any view on the drawing, it´s linked to the whole part or assembly. In case you would like to show just several bodies of the part, or several parts of the assembly, you can use command to MODIFY LINKS. Right click on selected view, then go to view object and select MODIFY LINKS. Link Modification window will appear. As you can see in the cell Pointed elements, selected view is linked to the whole assembly. Then switch to the linked model, select elements you would like to show and then go back to the drafting. In the cell “3D elements to add:” you can see selected 3D elements. Add them all, confirm OK and update view. Continue reading “MODIFY LINKS in drafting”

ANIMATE CONSTRAINT in sketch

Do you know how to use function animate constraint?

Animate constraint – command in sketcher which allows you to vary one constraint. In case of whole sketch is constrained correctly – no over constrained or under constrained – you can watch behavior of the sketch, related to the changing value of the constraint. It´s easy way how to simulate complex assembly in the simple sketch. Continue reading “ANIMATE CONSTRAINT in sketch”