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copy parts

bruce_resnicoffbruce_resnicoff Member Posts: 1
How do I copy a part (or assembly) to a new document so that I can make changes without affecting the original? It's not clear in the help or tutorials sections how to do this.

Answers

  • mthiesmeyermthiesmeyer Onshape Employees Posts: 28
    Hi Bruce,

    I believe what you are searching for is called branching, you can see the docs on it here. However, if you are set on moving it to a new document, you can always right click the element, select `Copy to clipboard`, open your new document, hit the plus in the bottom left corner, and select `Paste tab`.

    Best,

    Mike
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers, Configurations EVP, Standard content EVP Posts: 976 PRO
    Also have a read about the "Derive" feature.  This pull a copy of a part from one document into another one.

    Note this will not copy the feature list used to create the part, just the part itself.

    Owen S.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
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