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Mate references on sub-assemblies

Question asked by 1-U6XO6W on Oct 26, 2010
Latest reply on Oct 28, 2010 by 1-U6XO6W

Hello,

 

I am working on a project and am having problems trying to use mate references in sub-assemblies.

 

Here is what I am doing:

 

If I take two parts, each with matching mate references and put them both into an assembly, they snap together just fine.  As I would expect.

 

But if I take an assembly (lets call it sub-assembly A) with a mate references and another assembly (sub-assembly B) with matching mate references and attempt to put them both into a higher level assembly they will not mate automatically.

 

Am I trying to do something that just isn't possible or am I doing it wrong?

 

Thanks for your help.

 

-Brian Tullio

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