realthunder wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:18 am
As for the PartDesign modeling using multiple bodies, I have plan to add property support for that. Multiple sub-bodies (or Solids) can be created inside the current PartDesign Body as an optional branch on the current linear history. Unlike body, each solid will not have its own placement, which is crucial so that the features that construct those solids can be freely referenced by other features without requiring a binder or link. In other words, features of solids within the same body all live in the same coordinate system.
Sorry i'm late about this, and want not hijack this thead again... but I add my 2 cents
I could agree with Zolko, maybe add another level with a new container could be quite painful. However, AFAIK and as realthunder said those sub-bodies could alows direct Xrefs by avoiding the use of shape binder between bodies.
If i had to choose, I would prefer sub-bodies rather to use shapebinders everywhere between actual bodies.
@Realthunder: you mind about sub-bodies created by user right? Manually? Or do you mind maybe sub-bodies generated automaticaly, where each sub-body would be a single solid?