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Create Coordinate System Mate

The Create Coordinate System Mate Generation Task will create a Coincident or Axis-Aligned Mate, in an Assembly, between two Coordinate Systems.

Properties

Property NameDescription
AlignedThe alignment type (True = Axis Aligned).
First Coordinate System NameThe name of the First Coordinate System to name.
Second Coordinate System NameThe name of the Second Coordinate System to name.

Example

When this Task is added the properties are static by default. See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
AlignedTRUETRUETRUE means that the Mate will be Aligned.
First Coordinate System Name"Coordinate System1@Frame " &DWSpecificationId&"-1"Coordinate System1@Frame 9999-1This is the name of the First Coordinate System used for creating the Mate.
Second Coordinate system Name"Coordinate System1@Base " &DWSpecificationId&"-1"Coordinate System1@Base 9999-1This is the name of the Second Coordinate System used for creating the Mate.
For more information about Mate Alignment see Mate Alignment in the SOLIDWORKS Helpfile.

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