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Any way to "simplify" a large assy model converted to a step?

Any way to "simplify" a large assy model converted to a step?

I've got a file sent to me that was a pretty large assembly, that was saved down to a step file. I have hundreds of part copies in the file. Is there a way to simplify all those pieces... maybe into a body feature? Or just any way that will make it easier to work with even if the individual pieces are no longer editable?

RE: Any way to "simplify" a large assy model converted to a step?

I've done that already, but once I open the "part" it shows as a bunch of part copies. I'm asking is there a way to combine all those at this point?

RE: Any way to "simplify" a large assy model converted to a step?

When you say "part copies" do you mean design or construction bodies? If so you can open a new part and insert this part as a part copy and it should have only one body.

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