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Resolve Ambiguity

The Resolve Ambiguity dialog box is displayed when the SolidWorks software identifies two or more valid solutions. Since more than one solution is valid, you are prompted to select the most appropriate solution from the list the solution. The Resolve Ambiguity dialog box can appear in the following scenario.

Editing a part within an assembly

If you open an assembly and edit a part in that assembly, the Resolve Ambiguity dialog box is displayed when you try to save the changes. Saving the file creates an ambiguity because SolidWorks cannot determine whether you want to save the part or the assembly.

To resolve the ambiguity:

  1. Select the part file or the assembly file in the Resolve Ambiguity dialog box.

  2. Click OK to save the selected element.

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