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how to fix (ground) assembly

eric_zhao867eric_zhao867 Member Posts: 5 PRO
For a part that is in an assembly, i can right click and fix its location. It seems I could not find similar function for an assembly. For example, I inserted assembly 1 into assembly 2. I would like to fix the position of assembly 1 in order to used it as a datum. What is the best way to do this? 

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  • bradley_saulnbradley_sauln Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 240
    You can right-click on a part from assembly 1 and fix it. As long as that subassembly is properly constrained you are good to go


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  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 1,669
    You can only fix parts, so expand your subassembly and fix one of the parts in there. 
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • eric_zhao867eric_zhao867 Member Posts: 5 PRO
    thank you all, that helps. 
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