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Having multiple parts refer to one sketch

Question asked by Nick Gast on Apr 3, 2014
Latest reply on Apr 4, 2014 by Mark Biasotti

Hello everyone,


On the factory floor I have several parts of different lengths and with machining differences all based off of one Aluminum extrusion.


For the Solidworks setup, I would like to have all of these partfiles based off of one sketch of the profile of the Aluminum, which I could then go in and edit if the profile ever changes, thus changing all the associated parts.


I know this would be possible using configurations, but my company likes having separate files for each part.

I was unable to make this work with blocks, because changing the dimensions on a block did not update to existing parts based on that block.



Thank you for your help