Is there a simple way to bow/bend/flex an assembly similar to the flex tool? Sure one can bow/bend/flex each individual component, which is fairly time consuming.
I've never tried it, but have you considered saving the Assembly as a Part, and then using the Flex tool?
yes and it works well.I was just looking for a way to flex the assembly file.
There may be a way to do that, but I don't think so.
Like Glenn I've never tried flexing a part but if you make a part that can flex, put it in an assembly and set it to flexable. Would that do?
Matt,,, Would it work for you if you did a "New Part" > "Join" > "Flex",, all in the assembly environment. This would make the flexed part virtual. You should be able to make some configs in order to show what you need when you want. In my screenshot I simply unhid my original assembly parts to show the original parts and flexed parts together. Of course this is a really simple assy but if you were able to get what you wanted by saving out the assy as a part, this should work also.
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