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To fully define or not fully define

Question asked by Chris Manger on Feb 8, 2010
Latest reply on Feb 8, 2010 by Shawn Tracey

I just started using SolidWorks again after a year or so hiatus.  I remember finding an answer for this but it was also debated.  Fully defining a cylindrical part.  Some people say not to, the less mates the better.  Some say to fully define, less for solidworks to solve.

 

Which is the answer?

 

Examples:  Nut that is welding on a hole.  Shafts where you dont need motion in your assembly.  Etc.

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