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tdrawdy
Posts: 236
Registered: ‎12-11-2003
Message 1 of 10 (120 Views)

I should probably know this, but....

120 Views, 9 Replies
12-12-2002 03:49 AM
I got this message on a new part that I was designing. I have not had this error pop-up before on the 100 or so parts or assemblies that I have produced in the past. The project does not have any broken links (that would highlighted in red). I have also noticed that everything in that directory now has the same error when trying pick a plain to sketch on. This is probably operator error, but I am at a loss.

Cannot modify the library file H:\ENGINEER\BLOCKS\3-D\gfi outlet.ipt
*KJohnson
Message 2 of 10 (120 Views)

Re: I should probably know this, but....

12-12-2002 03:57 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
Libraries are now read only.  You need to make
another project without libraries if you want to edit a library
part.

 

Kathy Johnson


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I
got this message on a new part that I was designing. I have not had this error
pop-up before on the 100 or so parts or assemblies that I have produced in the
past. The project does not have any broken links (that would highlighted in
red). I have also noticed that everything in that directory now has the same
error when trying pick a plain to sketch on. This is probably operator error,
but I am at a loss.

Cannot modify the library file H:\ENGINEER\BLOCKS\3-D\gfi
outlet.ipt

*Chartrand, Pat
Message 3 of 10 (120 Views)

Re: I should probably know this, but....

12-12-2002 03:57 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
Project files have changed in R6

 

For one thing, if a path is showing in red in the
project dialog box it means that it is somewhat redondant and that you do not
need it any more. If you are to leave it there, you ar eslowing down the opening
process.

 

Second thing, to answer the question, the file you
are trying to modify is residing in a folder that is marked has a library in
your project dialog box.

 

Now either you decide that this is not a library
part and you move it in sub folder of your workgroup path...OR you create
yourself a 'library editing project file' that will point to your library folder
on your system as  workgroup path....

 

I know this can get confusing, but this new way
provides for faster assembly file resolution. 

 

Good day

 

Patrik Chartrand



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I
got this message on a new part that I was designing. I have not had this error
pop-up before on the 100 or so parts or assemblies that I have produced in the
past. The project does not have any broken links (that would highlighted in
red). I have also noticed that everything in that directory now has the same
error when trying pick a plain to sketch on. This is probably operator error,
but I am at a loss.

Cannot modify the library file H:\ENGINEER\BLOCKS\3-D\gfi
outlet.ipt

*Bartels, Joe
Message 4 of 10 (120 Views)

Re: I should probably know this, but....

12-12-2002 03:58 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
Is the directory that your files are located in
have an entry in the Library Search Paths in your project file.  Any files
that are in these locations are considered read-only.

 

Joe Bartels


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I
got this message on a new part that I was designing. I have not had this error
pop-up before on the 100 or so parts or assemblies that I have produced in the
past. The project does not have any broken links (that would highlighted in
red). I have also noticed that everything in that directory now has the same
error when trying pick a plain to sketch on. This is probably operator error,
but I am at a loss.

Cannot modify the library file H:\ENGINEER\BLOCKS\3-D\gfi
outlet.ipt

*Dotson, Sean
Message 5 of 10 (120 Views)

Re:

12-12-2002 04:12 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
"For one thing, if a path
is showing in red in the project dialog box it means that it is somewhat
redondant and that you do not need it any more. If you are to leave it there,
you ar eslowing down the opening process."

 

However for small projects the advantages of having
links the left hand pane can outweigh the relative small slowdown of the
resolving of files.  (I'm not gonna let this one die
<g>)

 


--
Sean Dotson, PE

href="http://www.sdotson.com">http://www.sdotson.com

Check the Inventor
FAQ for most common questions

href="http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html">http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html

-----------------------------------------


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Project files have changed in R6

 

For one thing, if a path is showing in red in the
project dialog box it means that it is somewhat redondant and that you do not
need it any more. If you are to leave it there, you ar eslowing down the
opening process.

 

Second thing, to answer the question, the file
you are trying to modify is residing in a folder that is marked has a library
in your project dialog box.

 

Now either you decide that this is not a library
part and you move it in sub folder of your workgroup path...OR you create
yourself a 'library editing project file' that will point to your library
folder on your system as  workgroup path....

 

I know this can get confusing, but this new way
provides for faster assembly file resolution. 

 

Good day

 

Patrik Chartrand



style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
I
got this message on a new part that I was designing. I have not had this
error pop-up before on the 100 or so parts or assemblies that I have
produced in the past. The project does not have any broken links (that would
highlighted in red). I have also noticed that everything in that directory
now has the same error when trying pick a plain to sketch on. This is
probably operator error, but I am at a loss.

Cannot modify the library file H:\ENGINEER\BLOCKS\3-D\gfi
outlet.ipt

*Pawelski, Andrew
Message 6 of 10 (120 Views)

Re:

12-12-2002 04:14 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
Small projects maybe... but be careful, we were
having all sorts of problems with the Multi-User Semi-Isolated mode while having
these redundant or red paths. Once we eliminated them, we eliminated the
problems.

 

Andrew


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"For one thing, if a path
is showing in red in the project dialog box it means that it is somewhat
redondant and that you do not need it any more. If you are to leave it there,
you ar eslowing down the opening process."

 

However for small projects the advantages of
having links the left hand pane can outweigh the relative small slowdown of
the resolving of files.  (I'm not gonna let this one die
<g>)

 

Distinguished Contributor
tdrawdy
Posts: 236
Registered: ‎12-11-2003
Message 7 of 10 (120 Views)

Re:

12-12-2002 04:33 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
This was the problem. I was referencing the working directory in the library search path. I think that I may have done this in the past also. Thank you and everyone who put me back on the right track.
Tom Drawdy
*Yeandle, Laurence
Message 8 of 10 (120 Views)

Re:

12-12-2002 06:21 PM in reply to: tdrawdy
Why does IV 6.0 "samples" project have a ton of red
paths?


--
Laurence,
  
Power is nothing without
Control
---
        


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"For one thing, if a path
is showing in red in the project dialog box it means that it is somewhat
redondant and that you do not need it any more. If you are to leave it there,
you ar eslowing down the opening process."

 

However for small projects the advantages of
having links the left hand pane can outweigh the relative small slowdown of
the resolving of files.  (I'm not gonna let this one die
<g>)

 


--
Sean Dotson, PE

href="http://www.sdotson.com">http://www.sdotson.com

Check the Inventor
FAQ for most common questions

href="http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html">http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html

-----------------------------------------


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Project files have changed in R6

 

For one thing, if a path is showing in red in
the project dialog box it means that it is somewhat redondant and that you
do not need it any more. If you are to leave it there, you ar eslowing down
the opening process.

 

Second thing, to answer the question, the file
you are trying to modify is residing in a folder that is marked has a
library in your project dialog box.

 

Now either you decide that this is not a
library part and you move it in sub folder of your workgroup path...OR you
create yourself a 'library editing project file' that will point to your
library folder on your system as  workgroup path....

 

I know this can get confusing, but this new way
provides for faster assembly file resolution. 

 

Good day

 

Patrik Chartrand



style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
I
got this message on a new part that I was designing. I have not had this
error pop-up before on the 100 or so parts or assemblies that I have
produced in the past. The project does not have any broken links (that
would highlighted in red). I have also noticed that everything in that
directory now has the same error when trying pick a plain to sketch on.
This is probably operator error, but I am at a loss.

Cannot modify the library file H:\ENGINEER\BLOCKS\3-D\gfi
outlet.ipt

*Caldwell, Larry
Message 9 of 10 (120 Views)

Re:

12-13-2002 07:57 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
Gust a guess, but if they weren't native R6 to
start with, they probably never changed the nested paths.

~Larry


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Why does IV 6.0 "samples" project have a ton of
red paths?


--
Laurence,
  
Power is nothing without
Control
---
        


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

"For one thing, if a
path is showing in red in the project dialog box it means that it is
somewhat redondant and that you do not need it any more. If you are to leave
it there, you ar eslowing down the opening process."

 

However for small projects the advantages of
having links the left hand pane can outweigh the relative small slowdown of
the resolving of files.  (I'm not gonna let this one die
<g>)

 


--
Sean Dotson, PE

href="http://www.sdotson.com">http://www.sdotson.com

Check the
Inventor FAQ for most common questions

href="http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html">http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html

-----------------------------------------


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">

Project files have changed in R6

 

For one thing, if a path is showing in red in
the project dialog box it means that it is somewhat redondant and that you
do not need it any more. If you are to leave it there, you ar eslowing
down the opening process.

 

Second thing, to answer the question, the
file you are trying to modify is residing in a folder that is marked has a
library in your project dialog box.

 

Now either you decide that this is not a
library part and you move it in sub folder of your workgroup path...OR you
create yourself a 'library editing project file' that will point to your
library folder on your system as  workgroup path....

 

I know this can get confusing, but this new
way provides for faster assembly file resolution. 

 

Good day

 

Patrik Chartrand



style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
I
got this message on a new part that I was designing. I have not had this
error pop-up before on the 100 or so parts or assemblies that I have
produced in the past. The project does not have any broken links (that
would highlighted in red). I have also noticed that everything in that
directory now has the same error when trying pick a plain to sketch on.
This is probably operator error, but I am at a loss.

Cannot modify the library file H:\ENGINEER\BLOCKS\3-D\gfi
outlet.ipt

*Howard, Jeff
Message 10 of 10 (120 Views)

Re:

12-13-2002 08:40 AM in reply to: tdrawdy
For the same reasons the results of Pack and Go have tons of red paths?

8~)
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"Laurence Yeandle" wrote in message
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Why does IV 6.0 "samples" project have a ton of red paths?
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