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Trick for reordering components in an Inventor assembly.

A - answer In Inventor R6 and R7 you cannot reorder assemblies by mouse-dragging their components in the assembly browser.
In these Inventor versions you can use the following trick to change the order of components:
  • In the assembly mode start the Pattern Component command
  • Select components in that order you want to see in the browser
  • Create any pattern (array)
  • Erase the newly created pattern
Your assembly is now displayed in the new order.
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29.10.2003    5817x  
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applies to: Inventor 6 · Inventor 7 ·

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