What is 'Auto-Layer'?

Auto-Layer automatically adds an Extrusion Offset to all Extrusions. It is intended that extrusions do not collide as the machine cycles.


Note: You must do Solids toolbar > Auto-Profiles before you can do Auto-Layer.

You must use Show Model in Mechanism to see the Solids.

Icon-AutoLayer

Toolbar :

Solids toolbar > Auto-Layer

Menu :

Add menu > Mechanism sub-menu > Solids sub-menu > Auto-Layer

 

1.Click Solids toolbar > Auto-Layer

or

1.Click Add menu > Mechanism sub-menu > Solids sub-menu > Auto-Layer
2.Wait

Result :

Auto-Layer edits the Extrusion Offset and Part Offset parameters in the Extrusion dialog so that the Auto-Profile elements move to become 'layered'.

Video :

 

Preparation :

You must do Solids toolbar > Auto-Profiles before you can do Auto-Layer.

Notes :

You can also use the Extrusion dialog-box to edit the Extrusion offset of each Extrusion

See also :

Add Auto-Profiles, Auto Profile

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