Create a copy similar family using a single grid plane - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

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10.1(2014R1)
  1. Click Edit > Copy by Family.

  2. Click Create New Similar Family in the Select Copy Family dialog box.

    The Similar Family Properties dialog box displays.

  3. Type a unique name for the family in the Name box.

  4. Select the definition method for the family: Standard, By Range, or Overlapping.

  5. Select the box in the grid under the .G 1 group heading.

  6. In the Workspace Explorer, select the grid plane that defines the objects in .G 1.

  7. Select the box in the grid under the .G 2 group heading.

  8. In the Workspace Explorer, select the grid plane that defines the location of .G 2.

  9. Optionally, click Insert group if you need more than two groups in the family.

  10. Define the grid planes for any new groups as you did for .G 2.

  11. Define the Target Parent System for the target objects using Browse.

  12. Specify whether to copy the manufacturing data using the Copy MfgData option.

  13. Click OK.

  • By default, .G 1 is the copy source group for the family (as indicated by the check in the group heading). You can specify another group to be the copy source by selecting the checkbox in that group's heading.

  • All structural objects that are related to the plane in a group are included in the group after Synchronize is performed. For more information, see Select Copy Family Dialog Box.

  • You can select a group column heading box (for example, .G 1) and rename the group.