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outdated component/feature

Rocks1
1-Newbie

outdated component/feature

Hi everyone, I have a model that contains a LOT of parts/assemblies. When I open the model, I always have a ton of errors. The main one is "Outdated Component/Feature". Does anyone know how to fix this? We do not have Windchill here, so I have to manage all the parts myself. I realize how crazy this is, I used to work at a place where we did have Windchill so I am painfully aware of what I'm missing there. I have a feeling that would prevent these errors. If anyone has advice about managing files without Windchill that would be appreciated as well.

Thanks!


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RaphMORIN
13-Aquamarine
(To:Rocks1)

Hi,

I'm in the same situation as you are and it's a real pain. You have to be very rigorous on the links you have between parts and the name you give.

Before doing changes in big assemblies I usually make a zip of my project in order to be able to go backwards if necessary.

Anyway, without PDM it's a big waste of time. I'm in a small company, and I'm the only who thinks this would give us a boost having it. I've given up !!

Next place I'll be going there will be PDM for sure !

Thanks I appreciate it. Sounds like we are in exactly the same situation. I never thought of making a zip file of it before, I will have to try that. It's really almost impossible to manage, I have a model with thousands of parts. I'll spend hours fixing the problems, save everything, close it, and the next time I open it, brand new errors. It never ends.

RaphMORIN
13-Aquamarine
(To:Rocks1)

What kind of errors do you have ? Missing components ?

Outdated component/feature, missing model, and regeneration failed. I know that I will just have to relink the missing models, but for the other errors I don't know what to do besides opening and fixing each one. And there are 455 of them. Yay me.

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