It`ll be very useful. I have a lot of bolt assemblies and each time it is necessary to find it in tree.
It wll be like in Mirror-Component feature now
You can right click a component and select "select assembly/sub-assembly" which would give option to select it's parent assembly. And once you've selected the desired assy, evoke the pattern command.
Unfortunately, if I want to edit pattern definition by adding or deleting some assembly I can`t use your method.
You can do this now. In fact, it's not possible to pattern just selected components of a sub-assembly in an assembly. In the example from the screenshot below, I had clicked on the post in the graphics area, but as you can see the hardware was patterned right along with it. So to sum it up, if you want to pattern a sub-assembly it is not necessary to select it from the tree, but instead you can select any of it's components from the graphics area. Or did I completely misunderstand what you want?
Did you see my reply from yesterday?
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