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Copying a part within a part studio

Tim_HutchinsTim_Hutchins Member Posts: 3
I wasn't able to find this exactly in any posts. Is there a way to copy a part within a part studio AND be able to edit features in that part? For example, I have this multi part part studio that I would like to duplicate one part and make some changes while not affecting the original copy. I see I can do that, but it just seem to be a solid body at that point with no ability to delete features. I'd rather not copy the entire studio because then if some other part changes affecting the new copy, it would propagate. Does that make sense?

Comments

  • TimRiceTimRice Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 199
    Our branching functionality is well suited for this workflow. Simply create a version and then branch off from that version to create an alternative version of that part.

    https://learn.onshape.com/courses/fundamentals-branching-and-merging
    Tim Rice | User Experience | Support 
    Onshape, Inc.
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 1,760 PRO
    Better off using configurations IMHO
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 2,088
    edited April 29
    or if the changes are minor you can use Move Face on the copied solid body.
    Neil Cooke, Director of Technical Marketing, Onshape Inc.
  • Tim_HutchinsTim_Hutchins Member Posts: 3
    Thank you. Branching should be perfect for what I want to do. Honestly haven't done much with that. Still stuck in old school CAD mentality. Good reason to learn branching.
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