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Mate Context toolbar does not show up if Property manager is floating and locked (pushpin)

Question asked by Dan Pihlaja on Mar 14, 2017
Latest reply on Mar 13, 2018 by Dan Pihlaja

I know its not a HUGE deal, but I noticed something:


I haven't checked the other applications, but in assemblies, I suspect that I have found a bug/ it what you will.

First off, I am using SW 2015 SP5.

In assemblies, you can apply standard mates using the context toolbar:


AND you can float the Property Manager window to a convenient location.


So, here is the issue:

I floated the property manager window to a spot on my second monitor.  Then I hit the little Pushpin to lock it open.


Then, I CTRL selected 2 components in my assembly (Specifically: 1 cylindrical face from one component and 1 cylindrical face from another component) and the Mate Context toolbar did not show up.

I was wondering why, when I Deselected the pushpin on my Property manager window and then tried again.

This time the Mate Context window shows up when I select two components.


The context menu does not show up at all in assemblies when the Property Manager window pushpin is pushed in.


I can repeat the behavior over and over.    Is this the same in SW 2016 and beyond?