To Define Varied Features in an Inheritance Feature
1. Retrieve an assembly, select a part in it, right-click, and choose Activate.
2. Select a second part in the assembly as the reference model from which geometry will be copied and click Get Data > Merge/Inheritance. The Merge/Inheritance tab opens with the reference model selected by default. You can select a different part as the reference model from the Model Tree or in the graphics window.
3. Click to toggle between Merge mode (default) and Inheritance mode.
4. Click Options.
5. Click Varied Items. The Varied Items dialog box and a separate window showing the Inheritance model open.
6. Click the Features tab and select a feature of the Inheritance model. The selected feature is highlighted in the model and added to the features list in the Varied Items dialog box.
7. To remove a dimension, select it from the list and click . To add dimensions, click and select other features of the Inheritance model.
8. To suppress, resume, or erase a feature, select a feature from the list and choose one of the following value limits from the New Status list:
Resumed (default)
9. Click OK.
To redefine the varied features, right-click the Inheritance feature in the Model Tree, and select Varied Items from the shortcut menu. The Varied Items dialog box opens.