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editing an exported parasolid tries to change original files

Question asked by Andy Abate on Nov 12, 2016
Latest reply on Nov 13, 2016 by Andy Abate

This is very disconcerting! I have exported a parasolid of a large, important assembly for archive purposes. I wanted to trim down the number of components in the export, so I opened the parasolid and began deleting them. After a while, Solidworks gave me a pop-up asking if I wanted to save changes before closing files (existing files!). I say no, obviously, and I opened the original assembly to see what was going on, and the edits that I made to the parasolid showed up in the original! I knew solidworks had terrible file handling, but this is insane! Has anyone else run into this issue?