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Toolbox to part replacement problem

Question asked by Dalia Esmeralda De La Torre Meza on May 6, 2017
Latest reply on Sep 18, 2019 by Jay Hagan

Hello, I recently saved a copy of a screw from the toolbox as a different part with a new name in a different folder, I had to do this because I couldn't find the exact screw I needed so I modified some measurements and added specific configurations to this copied part. When I add that new part to an assembly everything seems fine, then I save the assembly and before opening it again I check that it references the screw that i just created, everything ok so far. But when it opens the assembly it has replaced the screw i had added with a more less similar screw from the solidworks toolbox, how can I prevent this from happening and make the reference to my screw stay? It happens every time I try to open that assembly no matter how many times I save it.
Thanks a lot!



This is how it looks like when I save it

correct screw.PNG

This is how it looks like when I open it again