This article provides details about the Translate Tool.

Description

Moves a Shape, Part, or Sketch by specified magnitudes along the global X, Y, and Z directions.

Availability

This tool is available under the following conditions:

  • Exactly 1 Shape is selected

Or

  • Exactly 1 Part is selected
  • Exactly 1 Sketch is selected

Parameters

  • X: The magnitude of the translation in the global X direction
  • Y: The magnitude of the translation in the global Y direction
  • Z: The magnitude of the translation in the global Z direction

Options

This tool does not have any options.

Controls

This feature offers GUI controls which appear after the tool is selected. The controls provide a combination of arrows and squares which allow movement in combinations of the global X, Y, and Z directions. To use the GUI controls, use the left mouse button to click and hold any of the arrows or squares that appear while dragging the mouse to adjust the X, Y, and Z parameters. The arrows are color coordinated:

  • The red arrow adjusts the translation along the X axis
  • The green arrow adjusts the translation along the Y axis
  • The blue arrow adjusts the translation along the Z axis

The squares behave similarly:

  • The red square adjusts the translation in YZ plane
  • The green square adjusts the translation in the XZ plane
  • The blue square adjusts the translation in the XY plane

Notes

This tool does not have any notes.

Demonstration

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