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Input form fields not initializing...??

Question asked by Christina Seay on Feb 3, 2009
Latest reply on Jun 20, 2012 by Alison Hilditch
This was working before we upgraded PDM to 2009... so I'm not sure if that caused it or not.. but...

When we go to make a new SolidWorks part/assembly/drawing in the vault we have this structure:

Vault root
--->FB -- > Folder
------>FB20000 --> Folder
--------->FB20000A01 -->SolidWorks Assembly
--------->FB20000D01 -->SolidWorks Drawing

On the template input form card we have 4 fields...
1. Pulls the FB20000 from the folder and is read-only
2. Is a single letter drop-down for D, A, or P (Drawing, assembly, part)
3. Is a two digit code (01, 02, 03, 04, etc.)
4. Is a field to put them all together and this field is what names the file.

However, when I go into the vault and make a new SolidWorks file, fields 2, 3 and 4 are fine, they all have their information in the fields. But, when I get 2 and 3 entered in...

Field 4 just says A01... it's not getting the FB20000 that's coming from field 1.

But if I disable the read-only on field 1, and I delete one of the numbers and type it again then field 4 gets it.

Why am I having to manually do something to field 1 so that it will show up in field 4?

And this was working just fine in 2008 just in case it's an upgrade issue.