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STEP file importing

Richard_RadzimRichard_Radzim Member Posts: 3
When importing a STEP file which is an assembly, Onshape shows it as a breakdown of all parts but I cannot see the actual assembly. 

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  • Richard_RadzimRichard_Radzim Member Posts: 3
    I found the assembly, all the way to the right of the tabs but all mates are lost..
  • _Ðave__Ðave_ Member, Developers Posts: 712 ✭✭✭✭
    Yes, The mates will be lost.
  • Richard_RadzimRichard_Radzim Member Posts: 3
    So is there any way to preserve the mates?
  • 3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,441 PRO
    @Richard_Radzim
    If there is not motion in your model, you can select all parts and set 'Group' mate and it will keep your assembly from braking. You can also select only the static parts and recreate mates for moving parts.

    Remember to set 'Fix' for one of the static parts to keep model fixed relative to origin.
    //rami
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