Oftentimes when importing a model from a vendor, it will come across as an assembly with numerous parts that do not match our standard naming conventions, and are not really needed to integrate their product with ours. I typically spend a lot of time "shrinkwrapping" such assemblies down to one part, without any interior detail, to avoid having to load all the original components into our PDM system individually. The shrinkwrapped part with less detail may also offer better performance. At times though, it may be desirable to retain all the original detail, but still not have to manage numerous additional part files for the subcomponents. Now that Creo 7 has introduced multi-body parts, I would like to be able to import an assembly as multiple bodies of one part, rather than multiple parts of an assembly.
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