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To Place an Assembly User-Defined Feature
UDFs created in Assembly cannot be used in Part mode and vice versa.
1. Create a UDF in an assembly.
2. Click . The Open dialog box opens.
3. Select the created UDF group file and click Open. The Insert User-Defined Feature dialog box opens. Select UDF settings as follows:
Make features dependent on dimensions of UDF—Toggles the dependency of the copied group on changes to feature dimensions specified in the UDF file.
Advanced reference configuration—Places the UDF group by mapping references. Clear this check box to manually define feature placement using the feature redefinition interface. Features included in the group are redefined one by one.
View source model—Retrieves and display the UDF source (reference) model in a separate window.
4. Click OK. The User Defined Feature Placement dialog box opens to the Placement tab.
5. Select a reference from the References of Original Features list. The reference is highlighted in the reference model window.
6. Select a matching reference for the user-defined feature from the Model Tree or graphics window. The selected item appears in the reference collector.
7. Repeat the previous two steps for all the references on the References of Original Features list.   
8. Depending on the features in the UDF, specify datum plane directions, silhouette edges, and hole location.   
9. Click . The GRP PLACE menu appears. Select one of the following commands:
Redefine—Change UDF references.
Show Result—Preview created geometry.
Info—View UDF information window.
Done—Confirm group placement.