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Creating A New Part In An Assembly???
I was a full-time user of Pro-Engineer in the late 90's and early 2000's and have started using Onshape casually over the last year or so. In Pro-E, I would be able to create new parts in an assembly that would be referenced and positioned to existing parts. I have not found a way to do this in Onshape. My current work sequence is as follows: Create the first part in a Parts Studio, then create each new part in the same Parts Studio, essentially creating an "assembly" of all the parts. I then create an Assembly of that Parts Studio, and bring in each of the previously created parts, and mate and locate them as I did in the Parts Studio. This seems counterproductive as I have to locate & reference the parts AGAIN!. Am I missing something? At the end of the day, I'd like to be able to create a drawing of the full assembly with general dimensioning, as well as create drawings of each parts separately.