Toggle Part Movement on Selection

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Re: Toggle Part Movement on Selection

Post by UtaSH » Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:38 am

We found out that the option "Move Selected Objects" has to be DEACTIVATED. Otherwise the toggle wit the button won't work. :roll:

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Re: Toggle Part Movement on Selection

Post by wrighttrack » Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:33 am

Thormach -

I had the same problem and it was solved by checking a click-box mentioned in an eariler post.

Note: I'm using a SpaceExplorer with 3DxWare64_v10-4-3_r2328, Windows 7 64-bit, Solidworks 2015 SP05. There is no toolbar anymore, which I liked, too, but programming "Toggle Sub-Part Movement" to the ESC key on my SpaceExplorer works just fine. However, something happened during an upgrade and I couldn't get it to turn off, which was completely irritating. The solution for me was:

Make sure you highlight your Solidworks window to make it the active program/application. Click the "Panel" button on your SpaceMouse, Explorer, whatever to 0pen the 3DConnexion panel. Click "Advanced Settings" the click the (possibly grayed) "Other Options" and uncheck "Move Selected Objects".

That selection checked is what was keeping my "Toggle Sub-Part Movement" perpetually 'on', rather than allowing me to hit ESC and toggle it on and off as appropriate.

I hope that helps.

thormach wrote:I know this is an old thread. The one button I used in the old toolbar was to toggle sub part movement in my assemblies, and I used it a lot. I've programmed a key in the button mapping panel. No matter what I do, it won't turn off the sub part movement. The only way it works is to turn it off in the SpacePilot options which of course is a hassle. Now I just leave it on because I really like to have control of individual components in an assembly, but when I use the measure tool or create mates without the use of the dialog box, I have to use the mouse to rotate the assembly. I'm just wondering if this problem is still being investigated.
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