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Can groups / assemblies be defined in a part studio

Daniel_OrchardDaniel_Orchard Member Posts: 15 ✭✭
edited July 2017 in Community Support
Just wondering if it is possible to define assemblies and sub assemblies from the part studio and be able to create drawings of these?

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    Daniel_OrchardDaniel_Orchard Member Posts: 15 ✭✭
    Thank you for the reply - I thought this was the case and as you said it is very quick to put the part studio into an assembly and then create sub assemblies from there - and they stay linked to the main assembly I found out - so I can move parts freely between assemblies and sub assemblies as I please without leaving the "Master" assembly - this is really powerful.
    Just need to figure out how to number the parts and assemblies without replacing them as instances. :smiley:  This is a challenge for later.
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    john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 3,910 PRO
    By number without replacing instance do you mean rename the part? Or do you mean replace the duplicates in an assembly?

    If renaming: you can change the part names in the studio at anytime and everything updates. 

    If you mean replacing duplicate parts: this you will need to do manually using mates in the assembly.

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    Tony_C_Tony_C_ Member Posts: 273 PRO
     Just remember you can create a new sub-assembly within your main assembly when you're finished and ready to make a print.

    On your sheet just insert a view and select your newly made sub-assembly.  

     You have to keep in mind though that you cannot window select things that are already in assemblies (or patterns). You need to pick those from the tree. (patterns need to be re-made in the new sub-assembly) 

    Hope that makes sense.....

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