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manipulating end product.

Hi I am new to on shape and learning as i go. so I'm recreating things around are house. I'm making more train tracks for my son, based on the ones he has.
I've re made them on on shape all from scratch.

my question is. if it is possible to manipulate the all ready end product.

for example: I make one street track. and i know want to make a curved one. can I do that?


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    NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 5,436
    No, you would have to make each track shape separately. You can configure the length though.
    Senior Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
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    shawn_crockershawn_crocker Member, OS Professional Posts: 818 PRO
    You can derive common sketches and other construction geometry so that you can reuse it to make your other styles of track.  deriving construction geometry is great because you can make a change to a sketch for instance, and all the styles of track you have currently made automatically change to match the change to the master sketch.  As opposed to possibly duplicating a part studio and then changing things.  The sketches in the duplicate will not follow changes to the part studio they were copied from.  The derive feature in onshape is an incredibly powerful tool.
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