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Reset mate when configuration changes

derek_westwoodderek_westwood Member Posts: 8
https://cad.onshape.com/documents/3b9a9122b45082b19afdb5ac/w/55d14bd7bf15d7c7f58bc16a/e/ad887567f75c3ac1fe834e87
I have the above assembly of a gate leg table with three configurations- Open,  Closed and Half open.
When I change the configuration I have to reset the mates to achieve the correct appearance. Is this correct or am I missing something?
Thanks in anticipation, Derek

Comments

  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,025 PRO
    Hi Derek, I've run into the same issue when positioning rotating parts. The best solution I have found is to configure the limits on a single revolute mate rather than using mate suppression with multiple mates. 
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  • derek_westwoodderek_westwood Member Posts: 8
    Thanks Bruce that worked a treat, Derek.
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