Dissolves a mechanical component inserted in the current drawing.
Accessing the Command
command bar: bmdissolve
menu bar: Assembly | Dissolve Component
toolbar: Assembly | Dissolve Component
- Home| Assembly | Dissolve Component
- Assembly | Modify | Dissolve Component
Quad cursor menu: Model | Dissolve Component
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select entities: (select an entity)
Entities/subentities in set: 1
Select entities: (select more entities or right click to stop selecting entities.)
Only components at the first level, directly branching from the root component, in the mechanical hierarchy can be dissolved. To dissolve a component at a lower level, its parent component(s) must be dissolved first.
All subcomponents of a dissolved component are moved up one level in the mechanical hierarchy.
Dissolving a component insert does not affect the source drawing of the component.
The selection set must contain component inserts only. If not, a message displays in the command bar: "No components selected."
BmExternalize - converts local components to external components.
BmForm - creates a new mechanical component and inserts it into the current drawing.
BmInsert - inserts an existing mechanical component into the current drawing.
BmLocalize - converts external components to local components.
BmUnmech - converts the current mechanical component into a plain drawing.