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To Edit the References of Child Features when Deleting or Suppressing their Reference Feature
1. Select a feature that has children, and perform one of these actions:
In the Model Tree or in the graphics window, and right-click the feature and choose Suppress or Delete.
Click Model > Operations > Suppress or Model > Delete.
The selected feature and its children are highlighted in the Model Tree, and a Suppress or Delete message window appears.
2. Click Options. The Children Handling dialog box opens.
3. Under Object select a feature, and right-click and choose Edit References. The Edit References dialog box opens.
4. To replace a reference:
a. Under Original references, select a reference.
b. Click the New reference collector, and select the replacement reference.
5. To reset a changed reference back to the original reference, select the reference under Original references, and click Reset.
6. To edit the references of other child features of the selected reference:
Click to expand the Child handling section.
Under Update child features, select the check boxes next to the child features.
7. The most recent feature from which a reference can be selected for the selected reference is shown next to Roll To. To roll the model to this feature, click Roll To.
8. To cycle through the possible positions for the feature that would result from the references:
a. To regenerate the model with the references that were edited so far, click Preview.
b. Under Update child features click next to the feature. Each click places the feature at the next possible position.
* The button is available for features with internal datum planes if at least one reference of an internal datum plane has been replaced by a new reference, and the feature has been regenerated.
9. To view features in the Reference Viewer, right-click the feature and choose Reference Viewer.
10. Click OK.