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Selecting mate connector on part?

tony_459tony_459 Member Posts: 189 ✭✭✭
When I add a mate connector to a cylinder, I can place the connector at the top, middle, or bottom of the cylinder. In some cases, I can move the mouse to choose the right location, but this is not generally possible---e.g., because moving the mouse causes other parts to be highlighted, so that you lose the mate connector options.

So how does one select where to put a mate connector on a part without moving the mouse? See the image below for an example. I want the mate connector to be at the bottom white circle for the tile highlighted in yellow... but the second I move the mouse to select that location, I lose the mate connector options. Thanks!



  • romeograhamromeograham Member Posts: 531 PRO
    If you hold SHIFT while you highlight the face, you'll be able to move the mouse around and select the different Mate Connectors. You'll see them highlight as you approach them...you will find you don't even have to move your cursor all the way to the MC in many cases (this is helpful if there are MCs on top of each other in a mate selection).

  • tony_459tony_459 Member Posts: 189 ✭✭✭
    Ah! Thanks! That is just what I needed.
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