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Fully define Bolt with MateReferences

Question asked by Wil Swaanen on Jun 16, 2010
Latest reply on Jun 16, 2010 by Deepak Gupta

Hello,

 

Is there any way to fully define a "dragged in" bolt from my design-library into an Assembly?

When I select the edge under the head of the bolt as a MateReference I can create to mates: 1 - concentric to the hole & 2 - coincident to the face were the bolt is attached to.

But the bolt is then still "under defined", because it can still rotate on its axis.

Now I manually add a coincident mate of a plane of the bolt and the origin of the assembly to fully define the bolt. But the question is if there's a way to automatically creates that last mate.

Thanks

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