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jiminycricket (Mechanical) (OP)
11 Jun 09 4:38
Please can anyone help me decipher what this error is and how I can overcome it? I'm using NX6 and all i'm trying to do is delete a component from an assembly. I don't know why but for some reason I now cannot delete a specific component and I recieve this error message:

Error recovery completed for the following error:
An operation was attempted on an invalid or unsuitable om object...

NXConsultants (Automotive)
11 Jun 09 5:03
A part cleanup would be a good start.

There are a couple of PRs on GTAC relating to this issue, I think you need to speak to them.
hudson888 (Mechanical)
11 Jun 09 6:29
If a part clean-up doesn't work try tricking the system into co-operating by opening the assembly structure without the components and then deleting it. Otherwise do some checking that it isn't being referenced anywhere for linked geometry of some such thing. Nine times out of ten if you persist you'll find a way around the problem.

Best Regards


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looslib (Mechanical)
11 Jun 09 14:52
Could also be an assembly attribute tied to the componemt.

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looslib (Mechanical)
11 Jun 09 14:55
I hit submit too fast.
Could also be that the component is used in a reference set at the assembly level. Remove components from a reference set BEFORE deleting them from the structure.

"Wildfires are dangerous, hard to control, and economically catastrophic."

Ben Loosli

hudson888 (Mechanical)
11 Jun 09 19:56
Another one, now that you reminded me looslib, is compnent arrays that need to be deleted before the components are removed.

Best Regards


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jiminycricket (Mechanical) (OP)
12 Jun 09 2:59
Thanks for all the help.....still no luck though! The assy was originally constructed in nx3 and then converted so this may be the reason...may just recreate the assy.

JohnRBaker (Mechanical)
12 Jun 09 10:00
What's the EXACT release level of NX 6.0 which you are running?  If you are still on the initial install, NX, get upgraded to at least NX ASAP.

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jelmerra (Aerospace)
12 Jun 09 15:16
If you are on the initial nx6 then the behavior of the commmands thru the icons is different then from the menu. With the menu every thing works as expected.

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