That was the trick! It kind of makes sense to me now, knowing it uses a SQLite daabase and trying to use quotes in a field. Thanks a bunch, this problem was driving me nuts!
good thing i found this ..I made a whole catalog 3 months ago.. justa dded 3 new parts and I could not figure just why they would not work.. until I read about the " (inch mark) low behold my 3 new items had inch mark under the nominal description changed it (in) and now it works.
Autodesk should add a notation stating what charaters should not be used in fields in their Part Publishing guide book.
ps: under what category does the community save flanges and gaskets?
odd that a pressure catalog does not have flanges