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Changing external references on an opened document

Question asked by Alex Lachance on May 15, 2019
Latest reply on May 21, 2019 by Alex Lachance

Excuse me for double posting this thread but it seems the new interface doesn't like questions as they do not show up in the ''All content'' tab. Kinda useless having to go through a menu to set a discussion as a question too.


So here's my question:


I was wondering if it was possible to change external references easily on a document that is already opened?


I know you can change the external references before opening a part but I was hoping I could do the same while the part is open.


For example, I have a trailer beam that I built for a specific trailer. Inside this beam, there is an external reference(an inserted skeleton part) that I would like to switch for another external reference(different skeleton part). I would like to achieve this without having to close my project. I haven't found anything where I can right click or edit the external reference besides the one I spoke of earlier.


It can probably be done with a macro, but I was wondering if it already existed. If it doesn't, I'll send an E.R. in about this, it would be a pretty neat and useful feature.