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Best way to remove unused hardware

Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 1,357 PRO
We use McMaster a lot during development, which often means importing 5 similar items and only using one in a design. What's the best workflow to identify and delete ones we didn't use? I was considering using a "move to document" from the top-level assembly, and deleting anything left behind, then moving it back. Anyone got a better idea?
Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
Website: ovyl.io

Answers

  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,634 PRO
    That actually seems like a legit way to chase down the step files associated with the part studio.

    It will even give you a brief list of all the referenced parts moving. Clever.

    Honestly if you delete a part studio, or the step, it would be nice if it would give the option to remove the other. It already gives a warning. 

    So on this menu, there should be check boxes for which tabs to delete, and which to just break the reference.

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