Creo Flexible Modeling > Substituting Geometry > To Substitute Geometry
To Substitute Geometry
1. Click Flexible Modeling > Substitute. The Substitute tab opens.
2. Select the geometry to replace. Click the References tab and choose an option.
To select surfaces, intent surfaces, or both:
1. Select Substitute surfaces.
2. Click the collector, and in the graphics window, select a surface collection, an intent surface, or both.
To select edge loops:
1. Select Substitute edge loops.
2. Click the collector, and in the graphics window, select one or more closed loops of one-sided edges of a quilt.
3. To select surfaces to replace the substitute entities, click the Substituting surfaces collector, and in the graphics window, select the substituting surface or surfaces.
4. To substitute the selected rounds and chamfers that attach the substituted geometry to the model, check the Transform selected attachment rounds/chamfers check box. If you do not check this check box, the selected attaching rounds and chamfers are removed and optionally recreated.
5. To set additional attachment and propagation options, right-click and use the shortcut menu or use the Attachment and Options tabs.
6. Click or middle-click to create the substitute feature and quit the tool.
* Currently, the original appearances of the substituting surfaces or quilts are not preserved by the Substitute feature. Upon feature creation, the substituting surfaces will display the model default appearance.