anyone else tired of this....?

SW explorer.
open assembly,select copy, copy children, find where used. You find a
multi page drawing that has drawing view derived from the assembly and
drawing views derived from individual parts in the assembly. You copy
this assembly to a new folder including all children with a new suffix
like "rev 2".
When you open the copied version of the drawing any views that were
created from parts are still looking at the original parts requiring
you to rename the original folder and refind the newly copied parts one
by one as you open the drawing.
bleh!
Reply to
Zander
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Argghhhhhhhh!
Reply to
John Layne
Ummm, I can't reproduce that problem as described. I've been using SW Explorer for some time and it seems to work fine, at least in this instance. The only problems I ever have are upstream drawings. Ie. You have a seperate drawing for one of the parts that you want to copy as well as the assembly and assembly drawing where it's used. You need to Copy the main drawing, assy and child parts. Then copy the second drawing afterwards pointing it to whatever new part it should be looking at.
It looks like you're copying the top level assembly and then trying to point the drawing at it. You should be using Sw Explorer to copy the drawing and it's child components.
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rockstarwallyMYAPPENDIX

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