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About Playback
Click Playback to open the Playbacks dialog box. Use it to view the interference between the parts in your mechanism, combine different portions of the analysis into a movie, visualize the effect of forces and torques on your mechanism, and track the value of a measure during the analysis.
The results of each mechanism analysis run are saved as separate playback files and can be run in other sessions. Saved results for a master assembly may be run on its simplified representations or vice versa.
You can capture a playback result set as an AVI or MPEG file or as a series of JPEG, TIFF, or BMP files. You can also save a motion envelope that captures a representation of the volume swept by your mechanism during an analysis.