Add Design-Set FB

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Add Design-Set FB

What is and why use a Design-Set?

A Design-Set is a collection of dimensions and parameters that you select from the model to edit them together in the Design-Set dialog-box.

When they are in the Design-Set, you do not need to open each element's dialog-box to edit it separately. Because we save the Design-Set with the model, you can open it at any time.

This is a tool that makes it very easy to forward the model to other design engineers so that they are instructed as to which dimensions and parameters they should edit. You can use them to remind yourself also.

You can also add to a different Design-Set those dimensions that you do not want to edit. Give it the Label - Do Not Edit! When dimensions are in a Design-Set, you cannot edit them in the model.

See Design-Set dialog-box

Add Design FB


STEP 1Add a Design-Set FB to the graphic-data  


1.Click Add menu > Mechanism menu  > Add Design-Set FB

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1.Click Modeling FB toolbar > Add Design-Set FB


2.Click the graphic-area

The Design-Set FB is in the graphic-area.


STEP 2: Open the Design-Set dialog-box

1.Double-click the Design-Set FB in the graphic-area or Assembly-Tree.

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See How to open a Dialog-Box

The Design-Set dialog-box is now open.

STEP 3: See Design-Set dialog-box

Notes :

When you add a dimension to a Design-Set, you can edit the dimension only in the Design-Set.

Dimension and its extension lines you add to the Design-Set become gray in the Part-Editor.


A Motion-Dimension FB becomes gray if you add the Motion-Dimension to the Design-Set.

See also:

MD-Globe-www Online Video : Tutorial 7: Design-Sets