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The middle of March brings our fourth, but certainly not final, release of 2023. We're excited to roll out a major assembly performance improvement, an overhaul of the iOS experience, and many more useful updates! 

What's New Highlights

General Improvements

Enhanced Assembly Performance

When opening a natively-modeled large assembly, you will now see reduced open time and web-browser-related RAM usage. This allows you to spend more time being productive and less time waiting.

Hole Tolerances

The Hole feature’s Limits and Deviation tolerance types allow you to input zero or negative values for the upper and lower bounds.

Elliptical Arc

Directly define partial ellipse geometry within a sketch, including major and minor axis direction and dimensions.

Professional Improvements

Edit Custom Properties With 'List' Type

A new user interface has been introduced that gives administrators enhanced control over List options within a custom property.

iOS Improvements

BOM Tables

Onshape for iOS includes BOM tables. Access the Bill of Materials in a flattened or structured view from either a workspace or version. Also, note that the parts and assemblies cross-highlight in the BOM table with the objects in the graphics area. For the iPhone, the BOM is available from the menu in the upper left corner and is viewable full screen. For the iPad, the panel is shown with the graphics area and the panel is draggable.

Documents Page and Settings

Onshape for iOS has updated the user interface to make more use of screen space and provide a richer user experience. For iPad users, we've moved navigation menus into a side bar that can be opened and closed. The active section is highlighted so you can easily keep track of where you are, and tapping the icon again closes the panel. Teams, Labels, and your company Documents are now located here, while notifications can be found at the foot of the panel.

But that's not all! We've also redesigned the settings view to match the new split view enhancements. User settings are easier to access with standard account preferences like default units, profile settings, and team members at your fingertips.

These updates are designed to improve the user experience and streamline the navigation process, ensuring you can get the most out of Onshape for iOS.


For Onshape Enterprise users, navigation to Analytics dashboards is accessible from the left side panel interface, and all dashboards that are shared with you are visible under that node.

Education Improvements

New Assignment Dashboard

The Analytics dashboard has been updated to show the data for individual assignment submissions. Now, educators can quickly review student submissions without having to navigate into the document dashboard.

Learning Center Improvements

Access to Self-Paced Courses

We have un-gated all of the self-paced courses in the Onshape Learning Center. Previously some of the advanced courses were only available to certain Onshape subscriptions. We have decided to allow all users to access all self-paced courses. Please take a look through the catalog and enjoy learning!

Access to Self-Paced Courses in the Learning Center

Please take a moment to try out these new features and improvements and leave your comments in the Onshape Forum. For a detailed list of all the changes in this update, please see the changelog.

Remember: The updates listed here are now live for all users when creating new Documents. Over the next few days, these features will also be available in Documents created before this update.

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