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Saving an Assembly in Various Ways

The following table lists the effects of saving an assembly in various ways.

For this example, assume that these are the active documents:

Assembly document: c:\test\Assem1
Referenced part documents:

c:\test\PartA

c:\test\PartB (changed since the last save)

  Saved files Active assembly after saving Referenced File Locations
Save

c:\test\Assem1

c:\test\PartB

c:\test\Assem1

c:\test\PartA

c:\test\PartB

Save As c:\final\Assem2

c:\final\Assem2

c:\test\PartB

c:\final\Assem2

c:\test\PartA

c:\test\PartB

You can save the references with new names, by selecting Include all referenced components and adding a prefix or suffix to the component name. If you change the names, the changes you make to PartB appear only in the newly named reference part.
Save as copy and continue c:\final\Assem2

c:\final\Assem2

c:\test\PartB

c:\test\Assem1

c:\test\PartA

c:\test\PartB

You can save the references with new names, by selecting Include all referenced components and adding a prefix or suffix to the component name. If you change the names, the changes you make to PartB appear only in the newly named reference part.
Save as copy and open c:\final\Assem2

c:\final\Assem2

c:\test\PartB

c:\final\Assem2 is active, and c:\test\Assem1 remains open

c:\test\PartA

c:\test\PartB

You can save the references with new names, by selecting Include all referenced components and adding a prefix or suffix to the component name. If you change the names, the changes you make to PartB appear only in the newly named reference part.
Find References, then Copy files to c:\final

c:\final\PartA

c:\final\PartB

c:\test\Assem1

c:\test\PartA

c:\test\PartB

You can save the references with new names, by selecting Include all referenced components and adding a prefix or suffix to the component name. If you change the names, the changes you make to PartB appear only in the newly named reference part.


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