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moving parts between assemblies

IsoThermIsoTherm Member Posts: 19 PRO
edited January 1 in Community Support
Greetings
I have several parts inserted into a main assembly that I wish to move into already inserted sub assemblies. Is there a way to do that without deleting the part(s) from the main assembly and then re-inserting them into the desired sub assembly? Would be handy.
Thanks,
Isotherm

Answers

  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 1,684 PRO
    Expand the sub assy in the tree and then just drag and drop the parts from the top assy into the sub assy.
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  • Benjamin_DellalBenjamin_Dellal Member Posts: 8
    edited November 6
    @brucebartlett
    I get the error " Cannot be completed as it would modify a saved version" What am I doing wrong?
  • lanalana Onshape Employees Posts: 387
    edited November 7
    @Benjamin_Dellal
    It sounds like your assembly references the subassembly via version, possibly the subassembly exists in another document. If this is the case, there are different options, depending on the desired document structure - too hard to advise without seeing the document.
    Please publish a link to your document here.
  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 1,684 PRO
    @Benjamin_Dellal ; If the sub assy is in a different doc or version, you could also select the parts rmb, copy, go to the sub assy and paste. Then go to the other doc and delete the parts form the top assy, version and update. But as Lana says it is hard without seeing the full structure.   
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