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how to assemble the same part multiple times in an assembly independently

kachten
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how to assemble the same part multiple times in an assembly independently

hello everyone,

Can you tell a simple method how I can assemble a part multiple times in an assembly but make those independent of eachother.

So when I change the dimensions of one part in my assembly, the others do not apply those changes.

greetings, Koen


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rohit_rajan
13-Aquamarine
(To:kachten)

it won't make it automatically...but after assembling if you select that part..RMB..you will get an option to replace that part..in the replace dialogue box you have the option to make a new copy of that part..please try that.

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I'm not a Creo guy, but using general logic, as soon as you "change the dimensions", it's not "the same part" anymore, so you should Save As the source part, rename it and insert the renamed one to the assembly.

making a copy of that part was something I was thinking about.

is there a way that when i assemble the part, creo automatically makes a copy of that part?

thx for your answer!!

rohit_rajan
13-Aquamarine
(To:kachten)

it won't make it automatically...but after assembling if you select that part..RMB..you will get an option to replace that part..in the replace dialogue box you have the option to make a new copy of that part..please try that.

I tried it and it is working for me!!

thanks!!

rohit_rajan
13-Aquamarine
(To:kachten)

great..happy to help

SylvainA.
4-Participant
(To:kachten)

I know this is an answered question but, to me, the easiest way would be to add flexibility to your parts (RMB>Make flexible).

You can then change dimensions (or parameters) without changing the original model.

I often do it to show springs in their compressed state.

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