Is there a way to scale a solidworks assembly/ part?

I made an item and didn't realize that i needed it a lot larger. Is there a way to scale it larger?

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Ryan: you can save an Assembly as a Part file, combine the body, then scale away.

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Insert a new Part file in the Assembly and then while editing that Part file use the Join feature to creat a fused body, then scale in that new Part file.

 
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Depend on what you want, also try
Insert>Features>Scale

 
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I dont see a way to scale an assembly.

You can scale a part (smaller or larger) and it will show on the tree as a feature.

You can scale a sketch (smaller or larger) with Tools, sketch tools, scale entities. Sketch scale does not show as a feature that you can edit but you can always re-scale it. Also I like to delete sketch dimensions because it will hold them and scale around the dim, if that makes sense.

 
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Thanks guys you saved me hours worth of starting over!!! :D:D:D:D

 
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Very surprised that Solidworks cannot do this. very basic function is Pro-E.

 
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If you want to show up your model only for the appearance, This will be work, You save the Assembly into part and scale it up or down

 
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for assembly: i saved as part file drag selected everything (large ass took from GC, no featureworks ran), and scaled about origin rather than centroid. worked like a charm

 
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How can we maintain some features like holes and cuts same as the original and in its scale model,if we scale to 1:2 ratio?

 
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In solid edge you can open a new document and then in the home tab on the clipboard click on part copy pick your part and then scale away.

 
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