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Why is "Set Component to Virtual" on the right click quick menu?

Question asked by Cody Hildebrand on Apr 4, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 4, 2013 by Cody Hildebrand

SolidWorks... why would I need quick access to setting a component to virtual? Seriously lame.  I model fast and use the program very quickly, so having "make virtual" right near "configure component..." is stupid.  Configurations are used for everything....material, shape (form), different part name, etc.  Making a component virtual (externally or internally) is only useful for differentiation between the part you want virtual and the rest of the components in your assembly.  Therefore, needing it to be a quickly accessible is simply unecessary.  It could be accessible only from the feature manager tree, which would be much better for me not accidentally making a part virtual that has like 20 configurations. 


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