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Deleting Features

guy_rogelguy_rogel Member, User Group Leader Posts: 84 PRO
I want to clean up my feature tree.
But I am not sure when deleting a problematic features what child feature will be deleted as well
Is there an option to see "Parent child" relations between features ?


  • konstantin_shiriazdanovkonstantin_shiriazdanov Member Posts: 1,221 ✭✭✭✭✭
    dependent features are not deleted when you delete a parent, they become red-colored indicating that they lost references so you can redefine reference sets or delete them
  • guy_rogelguy_rogel Member, User Group Leader Posts: 84 PRO
    So I would love to have the option to understand what are the dependent features so I can correct them before deleting the parent. some times when references are broken it's very hard to remember what was in the sketch and so on...
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 2,008 PRO
    suppress the feature, it's obvious which are the children as long if you have no other errors.

    @guy_rogel this is a poor substitution for the functionality you are looking for.

  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,878 PRO
    @billy2 is correct, suppression is a quick, non-damaging way to check what would happen if the feature was deleted.

    I think what you are requesting is something closer to Solidworks child-parent feature, which I admit really comes in handy time to time, but is turned off during the normal work week :)

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