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Simplifying Large Assemblies

Large assemblies can consist of hundreds of components.

Reasons to simplify a large assembly include:
  • Improve performance and reduce rebuild times.
  • Improve display speed during dynamic view operations (zoom, pan, rotate, and so on).
  • Focus your work on a subset of components.
To simplify assemblies:
  • Toggle the visibility of the components.
  • Create SpeedPak configurations.
  • Change the suppression state of components.
You can save collections of:
  • Display settings in display states.
  • Suppression state settings in configurations.

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