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Find conflicting mate

Question asked by David Boydston on Jun 3, 2020
Latest reply on Jun 11, 2020 by Jim Sculley


I have an assembly of a machine which has a gantry.

The gantry sub-assembly consists of many sub-assemblies and sub-sub-sub-assemblies. 

When I open the gantry sub-assembly I can use my mate controller and everything works fine. 

However when Im at the top level assembly (one level above the gantry assembly) I cant move the gantry anymore. my mate controller has the same mates enabled (theyre not greyed out as all subassemblies are flexible) however if I move the value on the slider it tells me "cannot solve with these values" or something like that. 

I looked at the folder under the gantry-subassembly that lists 4 mates in the top-level assembly, but none of these mates are the "problem". I disabled them all and it doesnt solve the proble, I'm assuming theres another mate probably in one of the sub-sub-assemblies that was made in the top level assembly but I dont know how to find this. Is there a way to know what mates are causing this failure?