I have been faced with this type of problem on more than one occasion and there seem to always be a variety of ways to tackle it. Ideally what I would like is a way to convert parts within assemblies with all the history of how that part has been created; i.e. with all the extruded bosses and cuts etc that made that part so that it can be fully editable within solidworks. For example it turns out that this is entirely possible between solid Edge and inventor using and older file type. So far I have used the conversion software built into solidworks premium which isn't ideal and tried using the stl iges, step and parasolid files, however all these only give me blocks. There is also the function of move face within solid works is there any alternative to this?
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