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pCondylis
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How to add parts to an assembly?

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04-10-2013 07:57 PM

Hello,

 

lets imagine that I have make two drawng in seperate files. How do I add them both into a drawing and make an assembly?

 

This must be very simple, but I find no way of doing it!

thanks.

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Oceanconcepts
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Re: How to add parts to an assembly?

04-10-2013 09:23 PM in reply to: pCondylis

It is simple, but not very intuitive or obvious.  There is a little magnifying glass icon at the upper right of the window.  

search icon

 

If you click on it it will expand to a search box.  You can type the beginning of the file name you want to add, it will search in the project and come up with a list- select the one you want and it will be placed in the drawing with a move tool active. 

 

Unfortunately you don't seem able to browse- you need to have an idea of what the file name is.  And the process is hidden behind a non-obvious icon, rather than identified with text or a menu item. Easy, once you know how to find it. 

- Ron

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pCondylis
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Re: How to add parts to an assembly?

04-10-2013 10:03 PM in reply to: Oceanconcepts

Thank! 

 

Yes its quite obscure!

I was expecting that there was a hidden "place" menu item somewhere...

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garin
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Re: How to add parts to an assembly?

04-22-2013 07:44 AM in reply to: pCondylis

We have a new dashboard we are working on and will make this workflow much easier once we roll it out. This is a very comon question and I agree not discoverable at all. 

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