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Finding Missing Component


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Hello All,

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this but it always is a problem in Pro/NC.

I start out by making my man. assembly. Do all my tool paths and everything else. But the way we organize our folders is to have a file for the models and a separate file for our Manufacturing. When i try to reopen the Manufacturing file it will not find the component. i know how to manually go find the model and fix it, but i would like to know if there is any way that i can set Pro to look in a broader area for my models?

I hope everyone understands what i mean.


try to add the option/s in your config.pro : search_path, and guide the software properly

You can add as many search_path you want/need


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Ok, that should work. But i was kinda looking for something that is set for all the files i create. i don't want to have to remember to set a search path every time i make an NC file.


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Ijust copy the relevant parts into the nc directory.. that way pro dosnt have to search.. Unfortunatly this means duplicating parts, but for me it seems the easiest way.