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Multiple components off the same assembly

Question asked by David Mullins on May 27, 2015
Latest reply on May 27, 2015 by David Mullins



Long time lurker first time poster.  I'm sure this has been addressed half a dozen different times by a dozen different people but I can't seem to find exactly what it is I'm looking for.  I've got an assembly created that I'm making a print for.  I've created multiple sheets and each different sheet I want to detail certain components of the assembly while hiding other components of the assembly.  If I have to go through and manually hide each of the assembly components in each of the views in the tree it'll be a month of Sundays before I'm done.  If I hide or suppress components in the assembly (which works perfectly except for the auto update feature which keeps biting me in the backside) all of the views update even the previous ones that need those components showing.  If I take autoupdate off of the drawing when the drawing is saved or exported as a *.pdf all of the sheets must first be updated which pretty much negates all the work I did.  What is a better way to go about suppressing a series of components on an entire sheet but not another?