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Enter key no longer serves to insert part at origin of assy - or does it?

Question asked by Kelvin Lamport on Feb 25, 2011
Latest reply on Feb 25, 2011 by Kelvin Lamport

Can anyone still using SW2010 or earlier, confirm that the Enter key acts the same as clicking the OK button (green check mark), when inserting a part into an assy?

 

It has been pointed out at http://eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=293171&page=1 that this function no longer works in SW2011. I reported this to my VAR who responded with ...

"I  tested this behavior on my system using Solidworks 2011 service pack 2.0 and the  enter key did not locate a part at the assembly origin. I then tested this issue  using Solidworks 2010 service pack 5.0 and the behavior was identical; the enter  key did not locate a part at the assembly origin.

What  version of Solidworks were you using when you last used the enter key to locate  a part at the assembly origin?"

... I'm pretty sure I last did this with SW2010 or maybe even SW2011-SP0 or 1, but cannot do it with SW2011-SP2

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