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Rest of structure not showing after small alteration

cghw01

New member
Hello,
I am a CATIA newbie, so my apologies if this has been answered before.

I have a tubular structure with various holes and pockets. I made a change to the length of the tube, but then all the other structure disappeared and I am left with a basic tube. I put the length back to what it was, but the structure remains just a tube. Does anyone have an idea why I can´t see the other structures on my tube? The tree remains the same.

Thanks
Chris
 

MrCATIA

Super Moderator
Look closely at the tree for a feature that is underlined. It's probably the tube you just modified, maybe.

In CATIA, the underlined feature is called the "current work object." When you update the model, CATIA goes down through the history tree and rebuilds everything but it stops at the underlined "current work object." And you only see all the features above that feature.

To see everything, right-click on the Part Body and choose the Define in Work Object item. This will underline the last feature in the Part Body, and you should see everything.
 

cghw01

New member
Problem solved

Thanks,
that solved the problem.
Chris

Look closely at the tree for a feature that is underlined. It's probably the tube you just modified, maybe.

In CATIA, the underlined feature is called the "current work object." When you update the model, CATIA goes down through the history tree and rebuilds everything but it stops at the underlined "current work object." And you only see all the features above that feature.

To see everything, right-click on the Part Body and choose the Define in Work Object item. This will underline the last feature in the Part Body, and you should see everything.
 

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