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How do I get rid of Mate Connectors on derived Parts

roger_m_kolaksroger_m_kolaks Member Posts: 17
As much as I appreciate the usefulness of Mate Connectors they are impossible to remove when associated with a Derived element because they do not have an individual identity.  They inherit the identity of the Derive process.  That means, as far as I can fathom, Mate Connectors associated with entities that have been modified via some function cannot be specifically referenced.

Can someone provide me with a clue to how I might handle the issue of Mate Connectors whose derived location does not correspond to their currently desired location (i.e.  have become displaced)?  That is to say a solution that does not involve returning to the source element, deleting the Mate Connector, solving all references to the Mate Connector in the original document, solving all of the references to the Mate Connector in all documents that Derive from the original document, etc.

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