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Create an exact copy of an assembly

Question asked by Habib Ghalamkari on Oct 25, 2011
Latest reply on Oct 25, 2011 by Habib Ghalamkari

How can I make an exact copy of an assembly without loosing the references in it?


I have an assembly containing  several sub assemblies, external parts and virtual parts.

I need to make an exact copy of this assembly with a different name.


First of all I tried pack and go feature. The references in virtual parts were fine but mirrored parts showed

broken references.


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Then I tried rename from Solidworks explorer.

This time the mirrord parts refrences were fine, but the virtual parts references were broken.


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Is there any way to have an exact copy of an assembly with a different name?



thank you