why is this such a pita. why cant I just select some components and open them to use in another assembly?
Forming a new assembly is a thing of the past for me, I'm only guessing but thinking it was almost 10 years since I used that feature in SW - I used to create the entire assembly model and then use the Create New Assembly and what a pain, especially if you needed to go back and make changes.
It can be a pain learning a new Workflow, but I would highly recommend it.
Does this option not work for you?
Please enlighten me, Are these virtual components? I just went to an assembly, selected several components, RMB > create new sub assy selected assy template and it was done. You and John must be talking about something else.
the problem I have is that I have sub-assemblies. I get a message that says they must have the same parent.
Could you upload Screen Shots?
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