Adding a part to an existing assembly drawing; connected balloon

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Question

Can you add a part to an existing assembly drawing with parts list and have the balloon for the new part connected to the parts list?

Answer

Yes:

  • Go to Solid Edge Options in Assembly file, then the Item Numbers tab and check Maintain Item Numbers, w/Atomic-top down options selected. 
  • Next go to the Parts List Properties in Draft file, Options tab and check Use Assembly Generate Item Numbers
  • Next go to the List Control tab in Parts List Properties and select Atomic list all parts option and click OK
  • Update the Parts List and the Reports and Parts List should match item numbers and order
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