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Can I make a new component from a copy?

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MJvandeGeest
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Can I make a new component from a copy?

Is it possible to make a new component from a copy component?

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m.vangrouw
in reply to: MJvandeGeest

Hi, 

 

If you right click the component there will be an option to copy it. Once that is done, right click on the the top of the model tree, or a component or sub component and click "paste new" to add the copied component to that section of the tree. The "paste new" command does not maintain a parametric link between the original and the copy, while the "paste" command does. 

 

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MJvandeGeest
in reply to: MJvandeGeest

Thanks, now it works. I did it before and it didn't work, now it dos 🙂 

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brettNF4GC
in reply to: m.vangrouw

What if i made the copy using the move/copy function and now i want to make it unique component so i can push/pull it without affecting my original i copied from.

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m.vangrouw
in reply to: brettNF4GC

Hi Brett, 

 

I don't know a way to do what you are asking and I don't see anything obvious after some quick testing. With that being said, I never use the move/copy command to copy things, so I'm not the best person to ask. 

 

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