Save As with References Dialog Box

When saving a part, assembly, or drawing document, you can edit and then save the locations and names of referenced files.

If the file name exists in the new location, you are prompted to confirm that you want to replace the part.

Before you begin:

  1. Click File > Save As.
  2. In the Save As dialog box:
    1. Specify options.
    2. Select Include all referenced components and click Advanced.

      The Save As with References dialog box opens.

      You can access the Save As with References dialog box from the Add to Library PropertyManager.

To edit locations and names of referenced files:

  1. In the Save As with References dialog box, edit the path or file name by using one of the following methods:
    • Double-click a cell to change the name or path.
    • Click Find / Replace to find and replace text in selected cells.
    • Double-click a cell in the Folder column to open the Select Folder dialog box.
    • In the Specify folder for selected item section, enter a new path or click Browse to specify a location for selected cells in the Folder column.
    • For selected cells in the Name column, add the text to the beginning or the end of the selected items. In the Modify selected names section, select Add prefix or Add suffix and enter text. Then, click Apply.
      Text in changed cells becomes green. To undo changes, right-click the cell and select Undo Change.
  2. Select items to include in the list:
    • Include virtual components
    • Include Toolbox parts
    • Include broken references
  3. Select other options:
    Option Description
    Nested view or Flat view Indents file names based on their parent/child relationships, or positions all names at the left margin.
    Save all as copy Saves copies of the documents with the new name or path and does not replace the active documents. You can continue to work in the original documents.
  4. Click Save All.