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What causes certain subassemblies and components to not load in lightweight

Question asked by John Rajcic on Mar 31, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 6, 2011 by Timothy Holman

I am trying to speed up the time it takes to open large assemblies.  I always use large assembly mode (my default setting for large assembly mode is anything over 20 parts) and prefer if everything loads in lightweight.  However, I can't figure out why specific parts and subassemblies of top level assemblies refuse to open in lightweight.  I can right click on the top level assembly and say set resolved to lightweight but some assemblies/parts refuse to open in lightweight to start.  Also, some subassemblies and parts refuse to ever go into lightweight even if I click on them and say set to lightweight.  What is the cause for this?


Thanks, John


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