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Request to add several configuration categories

L_KL_K Member Posts: 3 PRO
I have been working on larger assemblies in which the different modules can change between configurations of the final product.
Unfortunately, as it stands now, there is only one configuration channel, meaning that combining three individual parts implies creating a panoply of different configurations to be able to represent all possible combinations.

I would like to see the option to effectively create several configuration "channels" so as to be able to decide individually for each part whether to suppress them or not.


Comments

  • eric_pestyeric_pesty Member Posts: 219 PRO
    Unless I am not understanding what you are saying, this can already be done and you can have as many configuration lists, checkboxes or configurations variables.
    I suggest you look at the training material on configurations.
    Or this video for assemblies: https://learn.onshape.com/learn/video/introducing-assembly-configurations-in-onshape
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 1,779 PRO
    I believe a panoply is required. It's a lot of work to carry configurations from the top to the bottom.

    It does work though, it's how I manage large data sets. 

    It's important to write down your structure so others will use it and maintain it. It quickly becomes chaos if someone doesn't adopt to your style.

     
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