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Insert Part PropertyManager

In this PropertyManager, specify items from the source part or component to be included in the derived part or component. You can include items such as custom properties, sketches, and model dimensions.

This PropertyManager appears when you create a derived part or component by any of the following methods:
Command Procedure
Insert Part In a part document, click Insert Part (Features toolbar) or Insert > Part.
Mirror Part In a part document, click Insert > Mirror Part.
Derive Component Part In an assembly document, select a component and click File > Derive Component Part.
Mirror Component In an assembly document, click Mirror Component Tool_MirrorComponents_Assembly.gif (Assembly toolbar) or Insert > Mirror Components . In the PropertyManager, follow the steps to create an opposite-hand version, and in Step 3: Opposite Hand, click Next PM_next.gif. The Insert Part PropertyManager appears as Step 4: Import Features in the Mirror Components PropertyManager.


Includes the selected items from the source file in the derived file.

Solid bodies
Surface bodies
Cosmetic Threads
Absorbed sketches
Unabsorbed sketches
Custom properties
Coordinate systems
Model dimensions
Hole wizard data

Locate Part

Locate part with Move/Copy feature (Available only for Insert Part.) After you click PM_OK.gif in this PropertyManager, opens the Locate Part PropertyManager so you can position the inserted part.


Break link to original part Breaks references between the derived file and the source file so you can independently edit the features in one file without affecting the other file.

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