Creating new detail components from existing detail lines & components
By default you can copy detail lines from a project drafting view into a detail component family. You cannot however copy a detail component from a project drafting view into a detail component family.
There may be a scenario where you have a number of detail lines, and components organized in a drafting view. What if you want to move this content all into a new detail component family for standard details?
I’ve included 3 options below depending on the complexity of the drafting view or desired detail component:
1. Edit the detail component family from the project drafting view, and then copy & paste the detail lines [in the family] from the detail component family into the project drafting view. When complete you could then copy all of the detail items from the project drafting view into a new detail component family.