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Is there way to control the visibility of a Mate Connector (MC) that has been Transformed/Copied?

StephenGStephenG Member Posts: 245 ✭✭✭
MC entities that are included and copied in a Transform feature are visually persistent in the Part Studio.

I would have thought (expected) the transformed-copied MC's visibility to be linked to the visibility of the parent MC

Note: The keyboard shortcut K-Hide/Show MC's, and RMB-Menu options: "Hide all mate connector" and "Hide other mate connectors" only affect non Transformed-Copied MCs.

Note: MC's created via Transform-Copy are not visible when the Part Studio is instanced into an assembly.

Idea: Maybe MCs should get group-listed in the Part Studio contents list similar to Parts, Curves, Surfaces so their visiblible can be controlled.

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  • StephenGStephenG Member Posts: 245 ✭✭✭
    Thank you.

    Hiding the Transform feature hid the copied MCs. I wasn't aware that a Transform feature, like the Plane and Sketch features has a Hide/Show capability. 
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 1,936 PRO
    They actually gain the hide/show option when it's child has visibility options, like mate connector, or sketch for example
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