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Need to copy large assy and have all in-context references renamed

Question asked by Joseph Gasper on Apr 15, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 15, 2011 by Scott McFadden

Hello. My need is to take an existing large assembly (>500 parts and subassemblies) and copy and rename it so as to create a new set of files. Many of the parts are created in-context and I want to retain that reference. During the copy and rename operation, I need to have all in-context references renamed as well, so PART1 being in context to ASSY1 will become REN_PART1 being in context with REN_ASSY1. I can see in SWX Explorer where I can do this one at a time with the original files, but after I copy and rename the files, I cannot change the in-context reference to the new named assembly. Any help appreciated. Thank you.