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• Hi Jim, Apolgoies for the late reply, I've been away. The dongle lights up We purchased 5 dongles all at the same time when we bought VW 2015, they all work fine.  All machines are Windows 10 (creator edition) We used to be able to swap dongles between machines, now this doesn't work - I have tried removing everything and resinstalling and this doesn't solve the problem   Thanks   Carl
•   That is exactly what will happen. Remember to save on your first machine before you start up the second.     Gabriel
•   Your object origin is always 0,0 towards your object insertionpoint. Knowing that, for your object to show something at an absolute position in the drawing, all you need to do is substract the object position from the relative position of the part within the object.   Say you want something shown absolute at A(50,50), your object is placed at B(25,25) => The inner component of your object should be placed at A-B. Keep in mind that this does not take in rotation, you should apply the transformationmatrix of the object instead for this to work.
•   Ah right - I'll have a bit of a look at whether there's any benefit of doing it by class like this.
•   Yeah, I think I might just go with separate models, because that fits best with how I usually set up drawings - I usually draw up the "as existing" on one layer, duplicate it to another layer which becomes "as proposed" (and often multiple "as proposed" layers over time as I go through different versions/options).   That method effectively is me taking "snapshots" to preserve history - and a more useful method than the site model snapshots as those layers can obviously also contain all the other objects in a drawing, not just the site model.