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Force a mate to solve with Solidworks macro

Question asked by Evan Long on Jul 25, 2018
Latest reply on Jul 26, 2018 by Evan Long

Hello all,

 

Recently I have been using a macro to quickly change the value of an angle mate.  Unfortunately, when I make large changes to this angle mate, it occasionally breaks the model.  However, if I suppress the mate, drag it to the right position manually, then unsuppress the mate, it solves just fine.  Manually, I get around this by right clicking on the mate and choosing the 'force mate' option, at which point it solves correctly.  Unfortunately, I have been unable to find the equivalent to this 'force mate' command in the Solidworks API.  Can anyone point me in the right direction for an API call that will have the same/similar functionality?

 

Thanks in advance.

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