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Suspending Automatic Rebuilds

You can defer the update of assemblies until you are ready to rebuild the assembly. By deferring the update, you can make many changes, then rebuild the assembly once. The assembly still rebuilds automatically, if necessary, for internal updates and to protect the integrity of the model.

Use this option only when absolutely necessary. Rebuild errors created while this option is active will not become apparent until this option is deactivated (or you do a manual rebuild), which can make it difficult to determine the cause of the errors.

To defer the update of assemblies:

Right-click the assembly name at the top of the FeatureManager design tree, and select Suspend Automatic Rebuild.

(Rebuild Suspended) appears in the status bar.

To manually update when in Suspend Automatic Rebuild mode, click Rebuild on the Standard toolbar.

To turn off the option, right-click the assembly name at the top of the FeatureManager design tree, and clear Suspend Automatic Rebuild.

You must reset the option every time you load the assembly document.


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