Is it possible to create a block in the assembly environment for reference only, and which disappears when the command is finished? Similar to the image below:
Has anyone seen anything like this?
simplified enclosure might meet your needs
if not maybe just a create n place dummy part.
but i think the enclosure command might be what you are looking for .
Thanks Matt. Are you talking about this command?
Do you have something similar in the assembly environment?
yes, there is enclosure in assy as well!
Further to Matt's suggestion, there is a feature called Zones.
Also this being posted on the developer forum, I guess you want to create this programmatically. So there's an API for zones as well:
In the Solid Edge UI, Zones are in the EdgeBar under Select Tools: