So for the last couple days every time I close an assembly model SW says it has an error and has to close. Not on just one assembly model but with most of them. Anyone else run into this?
What version/SP of SWX are you using? Does this also occur using a different version of SWX?
Did you get a crash report? This is apparently repeatable so it is perfect to collect the information/files and let the crash report send it to SWX.
What has your VAR said, can they reproduce it on their machine?
Can this be reproduced by others in your organization?
I've seen this before. it happened with a big assembly which have some reference errors (ref. parts have some suppressed feat caused the errors in the child part). - Fixed all the errors would do the trick !
I checked for broken external references and can't find any mate errors or other flaws. Re-assembled it in a new assembly with the same part models and that one closes with no problem.
Can you provide more info:1) are you running any PDM system
2) how many SW versions you have on your computer?
No we don't use PDM. We work over a network.
I have two versions of SW 2016 & 2017.
I had this problem on two assemblies. One of them was created by doing a "Save as Copy" of the first one and then was altered with some new parts added. After starting over with new assembly templates and recreating them with the original parts and now having no problems when closing I am of the opinion that the first two assemblies somehow became corrupted in a manner that is not something I can determine.
With the new assemblies I no longer have a problem, just lost a lot of time having to remake them again.
In one of them I suppressed each part one at a time to try and see if it was an individual part causing the issue but didn't solve anything.
I suppressed everything in the assembly at once, saved and then closed and still had the problem.
These are not large assemblies 65 total components, 17 top level components, 45 top level mates.
I had a drawing doing the same thing....Juan the super tech was able to get it fixed for me. Not sure what he had to do but he did some magic with it if you ask me.....contact your VAR.
When you used "Save As Copy", did you check "Include all ref. components" - if not, I guess some of the links might be lost
I don't the size (65 components) has nothing to do with the crash
I suggest to use "packNgo" next time when you want to create a second copy of your assembly
I will keep the suggestion about the packNgo in mind. Generally we don't allow our part models to have external references so I thought that reduced the chances of having problems by just doing a "Save as Copy" to create another assembly. Is that truly less likely to lead to problems? Also for the time being the new assembly is in the same folder as the original and none of the part models are in a different folder than they are for the parent assembly.
I tried that....suppressed every drawing view....every part......removed every display state.....and it would still crash on closing......that was in ver 2014 about June of this year sent it to var and it caused their 2017 to crash......think they were able to do some save as thing to it to get it to work.....but that started your troubles.....
crazier idea...put the whole assembly into a new assembly file....see if that crashes when you close it....then you can dissolve the assembly into the file name and then rename the file....
Tried the dissolve thing, no luck still crashed.
did it crash before you dissolved the assembly? contact tech support....
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