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Merging Sketch Layers into one parent layer

Question asked by Christopher Stapleton on Feb 27, 2018
Latest reply on Feb 28, 2018 by Christopher Stapleton

Hello I'm new to SolidWorks 2017 as a student.
I'm wondering is there any way to merge sketch layers into one parent layer like one can do in Photoshop?

 

Merge Layers.gif

The reason I want to do this is I have a cross section of entities for an ironing board of sketch layers I have made for half of the side. I want to merge the sketch layers either into a parent layer so I can still edit the child layers, or merge the existing layers into one layer to effect the overall layer to then mirror over the other side without having to model out the other side in the example below:

Merge Layers Solidworks.gif

Or if there is a better way to do this, I'm open to learn new methods.
Sincerely,

 

Christopher Stapleton

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