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By Andre Gaspar
Hi all,
I´m trying to import an DWG file but I´m receiving an error message.
When I try to attach a file this Warning message appears:

"An Xref with the name xxxxx already exists. Choose another file!"

That DWG is on the list "Xref Name:" but does not allow me to attach. The Attach button is grey and the Path: for the file is empty.

Also if I go to the Xref Manager menu the file I want is not there. So is not me trying to add the same Xref twice.

The file was added previously and removed.

Is there anyway to clean the list "Xref Name:" and add the file after?

Thank you.

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By mnguyen
Dear Andre,

Thank you very much for the report and I am very sorry about the issue!

I was unable to find any similar report in our database, so I am wondering if it's possible for you to share the project plan PLN file and the DWG file with us for further investigation? Let me know if you need a secure place to upload the file also.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Best regards,