HoWil wrote: ↑
Fri May 03, 2019 2:05 pm
What I miss is the functionality 'automatically' open/import all part of an assembly (which are all in the same folder or in sub-folders of the current project). ASM2 is/was capable of reloading files from a relative path stored inside the assembly. A question connected to this is .... how do I re-open a file whose window was closed by using the symbol of the part in the combo-view
Thanks in advance,
When you start a multi-file assembly, you will need to manually open all the part files first. And then create a new file and add an assembly. You need to save the assembly file at least once. Then, in the tree view, just drag your part tree item and drop into the assembly. Note that if you are using PartDesign body, you must drag the body, not any sub feature inside it. This creates a link inside the assembly file to your part file. After all done, save the assembly file. Next time you open it, all part files will be opened automatically. In the current release AppImage, all part file tabs will be opened, but you cannot close the tab, as it will close the corresponding document. In the future release, only the main assembly file tab is opened, but all other part documents are still opened in the background, and all their tree items will are still there. To bring back the tab view, simply select any feature belonging to that document in the tree view.
BTW, one major difference of asm3 and asm2 is that the part/sub-assembly hierarchy is integrated into the upper assembly. You can directly edit any feature inside the main assembly without explicitly switching to the part document tab view.
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