Automatic features recognition in Catia part design

19 April 2012

After the paste special from the previous object, the histories or activities that used to create the 3d part are removed. The 3d data will appear as a datum solid. Datum solid means the link is broken from the previous 3d data. How to capture back the activity so that it can be edited and parameterized? Lets go through the steps to do it as below.

1. Activate the solid by right click and select Define In Work Project.

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2. Click on icon named Automatic Features Recognition image7 . Check the Local Feature Recognition.

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3. Select All under the Feature.

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4. Select all the faces of the solid. Then click on Apply.

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5. A message pop out after all the features are recognized and fully

parameterized. Then click OK.

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