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Serial numbers on "Save as"

Question asked by Eirik Sæther on Feb 7, 2008
Latest reply on Feb 7, 2008 by richard lock
This could clearly not be the intention with serial numbering.

I've noticed a option in the PDMWE option menu in solidworks, where you can select "automatically name files on save as with serial number" but i guess that is only for creating a file name based on serial numbering.

How can i get new numbers on parts "saved as"?

My workaround on this one has so far been to create a copy of the file using windows explorer (inside a vault). Then i get a dialog box where i can choose to give the copied part a new serial number.

Any thoughts of this?

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