Transferring Elements

This task teaches you how to transfer elements from one zone to another.

More information about the parameters is available in the Transfer an Element Parameters chapter.

You must have defined at least the main pulling direction on the part. 

In the example below, we have extruded the lower edge of the large Slider/Lifter face (in yellow) to build a surface (Extrude.1).

If, for any reason, you want to move this face to the Cavity area, you will lose the structure of Extrude.1.
The action Transfer an Element moves the face to another area without destroying the structure of any element built on it.

  1. Click Transfer an Element    in the Pulling Direction toolbar and select Cavity as the destination. 

  2. Pick the yellow face. It is transferred to the cavity area.

There is also a contextual menu on each element listed in the dialog box that allows you to transfer elements to the available destinations, modify or remove them.


  1. Click OK.

Transfer an Element  removes the face transferred from the initial body (Slider/Lifter) and creates one surface in the destination Geometrical set (Cavity). Since a feature (Extrude.1) points to the initial surface, this initial surface is send to a new Geometrical set CCV_NoShow under the name TrfSurface.6 (the surface is hidden but the structure of Extrude.1 is preserved). In the image below, we have recovered the initial surface from the NoShow.

If no features point to the initial surface, the initial surface is deleted.

A progress bar indicates the advancement of the computation.