Creating Translations 

The Translate command applies to current bodies. This task shows you how to translate a body. 

To perform this task, open the CATPart of your choice.

  1. Click Translate .
    The application issues a question about the result you wish to obtain:

    • you can decide to keep the new specifications induced by the operation: in this case, just click Yes to go on using the command you have just selected.


    • you can decide not to keep the new specifications: in this case, click No to cancel the command you have just launched.

    For Generative Sheetmetal Design workbench, Click Translate .
  2. Click Yes.
    The Translate Definition dialog box appears.

  3. Select a line to take its orientation as the translation direction or a plane to take its normal as the translation direction. For example, select zx plane.
    You can also specify the direction by means of X, Y, Z vector components by using the contextual menu on the Direction area.

  4. Specify the translation distance by entering a value or using the Drag manipulator. For example, enter 100mm.

  5. Click OK to create the translated element.
    The element (identified as is added to the specification tree.

    This capability is also available in the Generative Sheetmetal Design workbench.