Parts are automatically opening every time I open a drawing. How do I get this to stop? It won't let me view the drawing at all and keeps opening the model back up when I try to close it.
Maybe you're having the same issue as in this thread, opened about 5mins before yours?
It's similar to that issue, except when I try to close the models that automatically open, they just re-open and I am unable to view the drawing at all.
Do you have any parts which contain a Derived Part which is/are still linked to its file reference? I had a very similar issue a while back when I added flanges to a backpressure valve within a subconfiguration. The bodies were added to the valve part by dragging the flange part from library and adding it as a derived part as confirmed in the confirmation box. Then, any time that I had an assembly open which contained that part used in any configuration, the flange part would also open. This continued into drawings as well. When I realized the commonality of this valve part that caused the issue, I opened the part and removed its file reference to the flange part in the library, and then the flange part stopped opening in the background. Thereafter, I remove file references for all derived parts within parts. It's not as if the standardized flange part, coupling, or such will be customized further.
Does this apply, or help identify the source of the problem?
Also, when this happened to me, the part file would open behind the file which contained it. It did not prevent me from seeing the assembly or drawing which I opened. You say it won't let you view the drawing at all. Are you able to change active window to leave it in the background and continue with the drawing? i.e., in the menu, Window > (other document) If not, you may have a problem far different from what I experienced.
This is a single configuration part with no other sub assemblies or links to other parts. I have just recently modeled it up in sheet metal.
This has happened before where the model would pop up and I would just leave it in the background and switch windows to the drawing. For some reason when I do it with this particular dwg and model I'll switch the via the window tab, it will flash the drawing and then bring me right back to the model. Even when I try to close the model, it will open right back up.
As far as I understand, I believe there could be a problem with your file. I suggest that you call your VAR to see if they can repair this.
At very least, I am unfamiliar with the error you're experiencing. Sorry, and good luck Michael.
Thanks for your time and help!
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