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Loading PCB Assemblies with similar reference designations.....

Question asked by Paul Cushion on Jul 24, 2015
Latest reply on Jul 27, 2015 by Paul Cushion

I have 2 PCB assemblies that were imported (STEP) through Altium.


The issue is:

Both assemblies will usually have SMT components with similar reference designators.  There is no problem opening the assemblies individually.

But, when I open them together, the SMT components within the 2nd PCB assembly, usually take the shape and size of the components loaded in the first PCB assembly.  Is there a way to "unlink" - for lack of a better way to say it - the ref. designator names when opening both assemblies at the same time.