AnsweredAssumed Answered

Shouldnt copy with mates be faster than manual placement?

Question asked by james demarco on Nov 16, 2018
Latest reply on Aug 4, 2020 by David Gervais

More of a rant than a question, but perhaps someone knows a trick I am missing.  Back in 2014 and earlier versions I used copy with mates A LOT because it was VERY fast.  Seems like many other "enhancements" the tool is now slower than if I simply manually place items.  Am I missing something???

I love SolidWorks - but each new release I grow more an more concerned that the enhancements have been added at the cost of performance.

Is there a trick, or an option I can set to make it not try to think for me, just place the part - do not solve, do not rebuild, do not analyze just place it.