Often times, assembly has a lot of moving parts and it becomes difficult to apply mates to them.
This gets true especially when you move farther away from the fixed part.
You can create configurations to apply different mates, but managing these can become a bit tedious.
Solidworks 2016 addresses these challenges by introducing the mate controller.
Lets look at how it works:
First you gather all the mates you want to control.
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