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Unwanted linking of version/history tree between duplicated part studios

I duplicated a part studio and now when I change the version/history tree of one, it creates an equal change to the version/history tree of the other, even if the parts in the two part studios are now different. I really do not want this; it makes the duplicate part studio feature unusable to me. Is there any way to avoid the linking of version/history trees?


  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,798 EDU
    Please share a link
    MB - I make FeatureScripts:View FeatureScripts
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,034
    Are you saying you want Part Studio 1 to be a different Version than Part Studio 2? Versions are for the entire document so every element in a doc will always be the same Version. Physical changes do not propagate between duplicated Part Studios unless you used the Derive feature? To avoid them having the same Version number (which is nothing more than a bookmark in the document history), paste the duplicate tab into a new document. 
  • cedric_eveleigh392cedric_eveleigh392 Member Posts: 20 EDU
    Yes, I was hoping to have part studios in the same document with different version/history trees. From what you're saying, it sounds like that's not possible. And to answer your question, physical changes were not propagating between my duplicated part studios, but changes to the version/history tree were. Thanks for your reply.
  • Jake_RosenfeldJake_Rosenfeld Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,565
    edited January 2019

    Just to confirm, History is at the document level.  If you want to explore different design iterations for that Part Studio, consider making a version, and then branching into two or more different branches to represent different designs.  Then you can merge back the one that ends up being the best.
    Jake Rosenfeld - Modeling Team
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