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Custom Content Library

Luke_MillikenLuke_Milliken Member Posts: 2 PRO
edited June 18 in Product Feedback
Standard content is a great feature, however, it has its limitations. Two that I know of are that countersunk screws don't mate correctly and the available hardware is very limited. To make this standard content option more versatile, it would be nice to be able to place a designated mate connector onto an imported or custom made part and then add that to a content library. This would allow the same functionality of the "Standard Content" feature with any parts. This would also give manufacturers a quick route to creating "hardware libraries" while saving us, Onshape users, time when mating them in assemblies. 

Comments

  • marcus_bernsteinmarcus_bernstein Member, User Group Leader Posts: 32 EDU
    I did something similar to create a parts library of thousands of parts commonly used in FIRST robotics years back. It would be nice to be able to add these to my instance of "standard content", but this isn't much different from just pulling parts (to which you can add your own configuration options and mate connectors) from a document in your Onshape account, a shared document, a team, or a public document. 
    Any chance Onshape is looking for interns?

    Philadelphia User Group Leader
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