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Tools for regrouping parts in assembly


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I am working on CATIA V5R21. On assemblies (Assembly Design) sometimes the parts are very misplaced when I inserted it (very far from the other). Do you know if on tools exists on CATIA to regroup the parts on a small area of the 3D space? The idea is to regroup the parts for applying easier the constraints between parts?


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Use the Compass to move parts (one or more) closer to their final position in the assembly.

Parts are inserted with their origin overlayed on the assembly origin. How the parts are modeled (relative to their origin), and how parts are positioned in the assembly (relative to it's origin) will determine where new parts are inserted at.