|This last task illustrates the use of the Explode capability. Exploding the view of an assembly means separating the components of this assembly to see their relationships.|
|1.||Make sure Product 1 is selected.|
|2.||Click the Explode icon
in the Move toolbar.
The Explode dialog box is displayed.
Product 1 is the assembly to be exploded. The Depth parameter lets you choose between a total (All levels) or partial (First level) exploded view.
|3.||Set All levels if not already set.|
|4.||Set 3D to define the explode type.|
|5.||Click Apply to perform the
The Scroll Explode field gradually displays the progress of the operation. The application assigns directions and distance.
Once complete, the assembly looks like this:
|The usefulness of this operation lies in the ability of viewing all components separately.|
|6.||Click OK to validate the operation and then click Yes at the prompt or click Cancel to restore the original view.|
|Well, you have done all the tasks of the Getting Started section. Why not consult the rest of the documentation?|