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How to remove an imported part from a parts assembly without deleting everything

steve_clinesteve_cline Member Posts: 8 EDU
I used an imported phone CAD file to build a phone mount around it.  Now I want to remove the imported part but I cannot seem to do it without deleting the entire parts studio.

Here is the document.  The second tab contains the phone import as well as the mount I have constructed:  https://cad.onshape.com/documents/ab3c0d2a205d87fc0baa749d/w/42db38639043c4453edf3bfd/e/cbeecdd86004feec65472210

Is there a specific tool to accomplish this?


  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,253
    edited November 2018
    You can add a Delete Part feature at the end. 

    (Right click the part in the parts list and select Delete)
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • steve_clinesteve_cline Member Posts: 8 EDU
    I have tried that.  When I delete the phone, which is the "Import" on the list, it deletes everything.
  • lemon1324lemon1324 Member, Developers Posts: 223 EDU
    Looks like you've merged your mount into your phone, and so there's only one part in the part studio - make sure when you're extruding the mount features that you set the merge scope not to include the imported phone.  You can then do a delete prt on just the imported phone at the end.
    Arul Suresh
    PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
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