Replace Objects Entities And Keep Name

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Replace Objects Entities And Keep Name

Postby harnstein » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:34 am

Hi guys,

is there a way to replace groups entities (splines in ths case) with other groups entities (splines too) but keeping the original groups names?

Like selecting the "to copy entities" and paste the aligned (centered) in the "old" groups while deleting the "old" groups entities??

I know I could replace groups (or selection) with components but I need to keep the groups unique names..

Any idea?

still sketchin'


Re: Replace Objects Entities And Keep Name

Postby shawb » Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:07 pm

A Group of entities can have the same 'Instance' name as any other group of (different) entities. The Group instance name will not be unique unlike a Component. You can name your new spline instance with the same name as the original. Place the new version where you want and just delete the old one. That would be my take if you only need to replace a few instances. Not sure if there would be any other way to do it other than the Component option but of course that would not allow unique numbering/naming.

Hope I have interpreted your query correctly, I so often don't! :oops:


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