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Animation in assembly

bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 803 ✭✭✭✭✭
Is there a way to run 2 animations on 2 different mates at the same time?

I have an assembly that has both left and right and up and down motion and I would like to have both animations run at the same time.

Thank you in advance

Bryan Lagrange
Bryan Lagrange
Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

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    philip_thomasphilip_thomas Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,381
    edited April 2019 Answer ✓
    @bryan_lagrange - totally doable! 
    Just as Jake said, you need to create a relationship between the two driving mates using a 'mate relation'.



    Then just animate one of them.
    If you post a like-example, five guys will jump on it! :)
    Philip Thomas - Onshape

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    Jake_RosenfeldJake_Rosenfeld Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,646
    @bryan_lagrange

    Maybe as a workaround you could set up a relation (Gear, Rack and Pinion, Screw, or Linear) between the two different systems?  You could suppress the relation while actually working, and unsuppress when you want to show a client or make a video.
    Jake Rosenfeld - Modeling Team
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    bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 803 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I have  two pivot points. The goal is to have the unit go left and right and at the same time move up and down. 

    @Jake_Rosenfeld can you show an example of this?


    Bryan Lagrange
    Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

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    philip_thomasphilip_thomas Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,381
    edited April 2019 Answer ✓
    @bryan_lagrange - totally doable! 
    Just as Jake said, you need to create a relationship between the two driving mates using a 'mate relation'.



    Then just animate one of them.
    If you post a like-example, five guys will jump on it! :)
    Philip Thomas - Onshape
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    KrzKrz Member, Developers Posts: 68 ✭✭✭
    edited April 2019
    @olaf_huber644 shows how to do it here:

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    bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 803 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Thanks guys. Your help is greatly appreciated. This is the most helpful CAD forum around. 
    Bryan Lagrange
    Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

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