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Folder in Assembly

dan_schwartzdan_schwartz Member Posts: 12
Can I collect few parts like screws assembly to folder,
Like in solidworks?


  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,186 PRO
    Unfortunately no.

    There is an Improvement request out there somewhere for assembly folders, I can't seem to find it though :(
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,495 PRO
    You "could" put all the screws in their own sub assembly and then they would only show as single line in the main assy.  Reeks of "workaround" but gets some of the desired result, at least until we have folders in assemblies.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,186 PRO
    problem with sub assemblies is it messes with the BOM structure.

    you can't only expand one sub assembly, so you  would need to create a separate view and link a BOM to it to see the part is the sub assembly. Ballooning is then out of the question too :(

    If you have no plans on ballooning your fasteners, then I suppose it would be ok. 
    Thankfully Onshape's mate structure allows this too

  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,495 PRO
    edited May 1
    Good point :+1:
    Ta, Owen S.

    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • GuidoNADECGuidoNADEC Member Posts: 16 PRO
    Folder in assembly will be nice. So you can easy find the "important" parts. And do not have to scroll endless.
  • jonathan_monettejonathan_monette Member Posts: 34 PRO
    Where is the improvement request for that? I can't find it to vote on it...
  • 3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,431 PRO
    Just send Onshape improvement request through feedback and they will add you to one..
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