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How to move imported (sub)assembly to my Standards Folder

jmccormickjmccormick Member Posts: 39 PRO
I am still relatively new to Onshape and would like to know what I am doing wrong.  Pretty much all of my experience with Onshape so far has been importing assemblies from the old CAD system (Creo).  To some extent, I have been diligent about replacing fasteners and such with those from my Standard Parts folder.
However, I do have some subassemblies that are used in many other assemblies.  When I go to move those individual assemblies (tabs) into the Standard Folder, Onshape wants to take the entire project into the Standards Folder.
Is there a recommendation for moving imported assemblies (and parts too, I guess) into a Standards Folder then using that assembly in all other imported documents?  Do I have to re-create the assembly in the Standards Folder (without moving it)?


  • jmccormickjmccormick Member Posts: 39 PRO
    For now, I have taken to exporting the subassembly in question then importing it into the standards document.  I then replace the subassembly in the original document and delete the tab from the original document.  It seems like the long way about but it is all I can figure out that works.  
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