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Mating two parts in iPad Pro

Erich_KochErich_Koch Member Posts: 25 ✭✭
Having problems mating two parts. See inserted drawing. Mated the corners of the two parts, then set up MOVE and entered the values for X=0.25, Y=3, Z=0. The parts do not mate. What am I doing wrong, or where is my usage of the mating function incorrect?
Should I used a different mate?


  • colemancoleman OS Professional Posts: 242 PRO
    @Erich_Koch you are creating a mate connector here....not a mate.  After you create this mate connector, you would need to apply a mate to the created connector and the other part.  

    Even easier, you can probably skip creating the new mate connector and go straight to a mate and then move the mate.  

    Check out some of the videos on mating.  
  • Erich_KochErich_Koch Member Posts: 25 ✭✭
    edited February 2016
    @coleman Thanks. Yesterday I finally figured it out. I'm using iPad Pro, so the UI is different. Then, I figured out that it is actually easier to use the finger than the "pencil". The circle with the cross hairs is bigger with the finger. 
  • colemancoleman OS Professional Posts: 242 PRO
    I actually really like the onshape mobile platform for mating.  
    A quick tip: 
    1) single tap geometry of a part to envoke available mates 
    2) tap in space and hold to use the precision selection tool to select the specific mate 
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