Do you want to show this already opened document error

I just wanted to throw a quick blog out there for our customers that are using routing. (This issue can happen more than with just routing, but this is where I typically see it most.)  I tend to switch my routing databases and library components around quite frequently, and every once in awhile I will run across an error that states “a document named ’fitting name’ is already opened.  Do you want to show those already opened document?”

There is a perfectly logical explanation for the error.  The error typically comes up when a document with the same name as a document open in the assembly is opened from a different folder.  The fix is quite simple; consolidate your library into one folder or ensure that all of your components are opening from the design library folder and the error should go away.

Hopefully this will help!


Keith Schaefer

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