How do you hide a main inserted part and keep the traced part in a part-insert-part file? Please see attachment.
If both parts are being hidden you probably have them merged.
right click on the inserted body, and select hide.
When I do that both of the parts is hidden.
you'll want to do that from within the Solid Bodies folder
You could open the Solid Bodies folder, select the body and hit the Delete key. The body will not actually be deleted but will become a Delete Body feature in the feature tree. It is similar to the Suppress function (whereby it will be ignored by the Mass Properties tool) but will not affect any references to it prior to being deleted. If the body is only hidden, it will still be taken into account for Mass Properties.
THANK YOU--I've unmerged the part and got it to work!
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