Reorient base coördinate system

Genius
Genius

I have to reorient assemblys. But I don't want to reconstraint them.

Does someone have/or know a solution for this ?

So I want to reorient the base Coord.systrem without any luck until now.

It should be easy......

Dirk Rutten

Solid Edge STX user
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Re: Reorient base coördinate system

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

You should be able to select your entire assembly and rotate it to the correct orientation using the Steering Wheel.  All the constraints would be preserved unless they referenced the base reference plane/coordinate system.


Thanks,
Ken

Production: ST9 MP10
Testing: ST10 MP3

Re: Reorient base coördinate system

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Solution Partner Phenom

The simplest way to reorient an assembly - provoded all parts are constrained to the base part - is to re-orient the base or first part placed (this must have a Grounded relationship) using the Occurrence Properties command.

Right click on the first part in the assembly and select Occurrence Properties from the menu.

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The Occurence Properties command will open allowing you to move the selected part in x,y,z and/or rotate it about the x,y,z axes.

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Providing all other parts are constrained to the base part they will all move in unison taking up the new orientation.

 

Cheers

Mark

 

Re: Reorient base coördinate system

Genius
Genius

Ken, Mark,

 

Thank you for providing a solution.

But I have found a solution myself.

It's another way to....

 

The command I used for this = Move components

 

Did a rotate around a specified axis.

 

 

Anyway I'm glad I have a solution for this problem.

Dirk Rutten

Solid Edge STX user