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PATRICKCAREY9382
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎09-25-2008
Message 1 of 9 (1,160 Views)

Unique Tag Assignment Error

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11-17-2008 04:34 PM
I am getting an error when assigning a tag to a component. the tag I am using is unique, but I get the following error:

"Another asset in the project has the same tag which has not been saved. Cannot merge with that tag. Please enter a unique tag"

Can anyone explain what is going on in this situation?

Thanks, Patrick
*Peter Quinn
Message 2 of 9 (1,159 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

11-18-2008 08:10 AM in reply to: PATRICKCAREY9382

Patrick,

 

You might try auditing the project. The project has
a record of that tag associated with something else in the data cache. Auditing
the project should clear it.

 

Peter Quinn (Autodesk)


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I
am getting an error when assigning a tag to a component. the tag I am using is
unique, but I get the following error: "Another asset in the project has the
same tag which has not been saved. Cannot merge with that tag. Please enter a
unique tag" Can anyone explain what is going on in this situation? Thanks,
Patrick
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PATRICKCAREY9382
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎09-25-2008
Message 3 of 9 (1,159 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

11-18-2008 08:53 AM in reply to: PATRICKCAREY9382
Thanks Peter. That cleared the tag registry, and I was able to use the tag I wanted on a new component.

--Patrick
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funkbro2
Posts: 31
Registered: ‎01-18-2009
Message 4 of 9 (1,159 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

03-05-2009 06:34 AM in reply to: PATRICKCAREY9382
I have this same problem too, however auditing the project did NOT fix the problem!

This stemmed from copying the drawing in Windows, adding it to the project, removing the first drawing from project. Some objects were retagged successfully but a few wont budge.
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Scuderia77
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎05-11-2011
Message 5 of 9 (1,059 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

05-19-2011 12:15 AM in reply to: PATRICKCAREY9382

I'm having the same issue, trying to place a butterfly valve and I'm having the "Please enter a unique number" error come up even after auditing the drawing and running a validation.

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m_atmaca
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-04-2012
Message 6 of 9 (771 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

01-04-2012 02:34 PM in reply to: PATRICKCAREY9382

I'm having the same problem too, however auditing the project did NOT fix the problem....!!!!

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albarney99
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎09-24-2008
Message 7 of 9 (757 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

01-05-2012 05:03 PM in reply to: PATRICKCAREY9382

If the Audit doesn't work we found the error to be within the ProcessPower.dcf file. I used a free program called sqlitebrowser to open the SQL Database. I went to the Browse Data tab and viewed the PnPTagRegistry Table. In here I searched for the tag that I was trying to rename to (which PID was saying wasn't unique) and deleted that record. When I reopened the PID program and opened the drawing and changed tag number it was fine.

 

I would urge caution doing this. Make sure no-one is in the database and double check that Audit doesn't fix the issue. Also would back it up before editing. I think our issue happened when the program fatal errored while the user was mirroring the existing item. This I think caused the corruption in the DB.

 

Hope this helps

 

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m_atmaca
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-04-2012
Message 8 of 9 (754 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

01-05-2012 05:16 PM in reply to: PATRICKCAREY9382

Thank you very much man that was a clever thinking.

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bfedrafter
Posts: 34
Registered: ‎09-04-2012
Message 9 of 9 (591 Views)

Re: Unique Tag Assignment Error

10-04-2012 10:16 AM in reply to: m_atmaca

I audited both the drawing and the entire project.  I believe my issue is also the result of a fatal error crash.  The audit is not fixing the problem and I am unable to download the sqlite or whatever it was. 

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