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Add to Make Component

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12-17-2013 05:07 AM

I have a part file "PLY-AY-134-A MAKE COMPONENT.ipt" that I created multiple "Solid Bodies" in and I used the "Make Components" command to create the individual part files and and assembly "PLY-AY-134-A.iam". I decided to add a few "Solid Bodies" to my original part file "PLY-AY-134-A MAKE COMPONENT.ipt". Is there a way to add these to the original "Make Components" command to add it to the allready created .iam file, "PLY-AY-134-A.iam"?


Thanks in advance for any help! Have a good week.


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Re: Add to Make Component

12-17-2013 05:38 AM in reply to: cparnell

You can push out the additional parts with the Manage>Make Part

and then use Mate-Flush with the assembly origin planes or constrain as needed.


The assembly has already been made.

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Re: Add to Make Component

12-17-2013 05:43 AM in reply to: JDMather


I see, use Make Part then Place Component into "PLY-AY-134-A.iam". I could then use "Ground and Root Component" in my assembly.


Thank you for the help.

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Re: Add to Make Component

12-19-2013 07:35 AM in reply to: cparnell

I had a coworker try something different. While in the "Make Component : Select" dialog box, he selected the "Open" icon at the "Target assembly location" and selected "No" on the "Create" dialog box which allowed him to select the existing assembly which had previously been created with the "Make Components" command. The new part from my .ipt file was added to an existing .iam file.


See attached .pdf file.

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