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Derive Component Part

Derive Component Part creates a part from an assembly component. Derived parts created this way include any features created in the context of the assembly. For example, you can create a cavity in a mold assembly, then derive and cut the pieces of the mold. The derived parts maintain the necessary references to the components in the assembly. However, you cannot insert the derived component part back into the assembly.

To create a derived part from an assembly component:

  1. In an assembly document, select a component.

  2. Click File, Derive Component Part. The derived part is opened in a new part window.

    TIP: If you need to include assembly features, use a derived component part. Otherwise, use a base part to optimize system performance.

Related Topics

Edit Derived Parts
External References
Insert Part
Mirror Part

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