Exploding a component

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You can explode a component entity to break it back into its original entities. To explode a component:

  1. Select the Select tool. The will change to an arrow.
  2. Select the component you want to explode.
  3. Select Edit > Component Instance > Explode. Alternatively, context-click on the currently selected group and select Explode from the context menu. The component will be split back into its entities.

Elements within components that were placed adjacent to other geometry might become joined to elements exterior to the component when the component is exploded.