How do you edit Onshape?

How do you edit imported parts on Onshape?

Updating imported data

To update the data imported into Onshape: Export the file again from the original system. Note the file name and location. Open the Onshape document containing the originally imported data, right-click the tab with the file name, and select Update.

What files can Onshape edit?

Onshape can import the following file types to Part Studios:

  • Parasolid.
  • ACIS.
  • STEP.
  • IGES.
  • CATIA v4.
  • CATIA v5.
  • CATIA v6.
  • SolidWorks.

How do you add parts to Onshape?

Insert Parts and Assemblies

  1. Click the Insert parts and assemblies tool .
  2. Select Current document to insert from this document or Other documents to find another document from which to select. …
  3. Once a document is selected, select Part Studios or Assemblies to filter further.

How do you change a mesh to a Inshape?

Use Meshlab (open source software) to decimate your STL to 5000 faces, import into Vectorworks and use the ‘convert to generic solids’ and then export as Parasolid XT which creates a part in OnShape.

How do you put a picture on Inshape?

Insert Image

  1. Click .
  2. In the dialog that appears, enter a search phrase to locate an image file, or select one from the list.
  3. Click and drag to position the image in the graphics area. (The aspect ratio of the image is maintained.)
  4. Click and drag to reposition the image.
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How do I edit an imported part in SolidWorks?

Editing Imported Features

  1. In the FeatureManager design tree, right-click the feature created from the imported document, and select Edit Feature. …
  2. In the Files of type list, select the desired format.
  3. Browse to select the desired file to import. …
  4. Select the Match faces and edges check box, if desired. …
  5. Click Open.

How do I import drawings into Onshape?

Drawings are able to be imported from: The Documents page where they automatically become a new document. Within a document, where they automatically become a tab inside that document.

Importing from within a document

  1. Click .
  2. Select Import…
  3. Select the file to import.

How do you move a derived part on Onshape?


  1. Click .
  2. Select the method of moving the part (transform type): Translate by line – Select an entity such as a part edge. Translate by distance – Specify a value and select an entity to indicate direction. …
  3. Click .

How do you change Onshape length?

To edit a placed dimension, double-click the value to activate the field, then enter the new value. Press Enter to accept the change.

  1. Click .
  2. Click a line to dimension one line, or two lines to dimension the distance between them. …
  3. Drag to visualize the dimension.

How do you move a sketch Onshape?

To do so, first select the transform tool on the sketch toolbar.

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  1. Click .
  2. Select the sketch entities you want to move.
  3. Use the manipulator to drag and orient the sketch.
  4. Click in space when the sketch is placed and oriented as desired.
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