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Mark Component References Created From A Specific Master Model For Regeneration

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Mark Component References Created From A Specific Master Model For Regeneration

This Specification Macro Task will mark referenced components created by a specific Master model for regeneration.

It will do this for all files created by a specific Master file.

This Task does not delete files.


Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
Master File NameFull File Path (Including Extension) of the Master File.


When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Master File Name"C:\MyDocuments\Fixtures\SOLIDWORKS\Bracket.SLDPRT"C:\MyDocuments\Fixtures\SOLIDWORKS\Bracket.SLDPRTThis is the Full File Path location of the Master Model file for which all models referencing it will be marked for regeneration in Autopilot.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Status Outputs

This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • Reference was marked for regeneration.

Success with Warnings

  • N/A - should never be fulfilled.

Failed (one of the following occurred)

  • File path was blank.
  • File path does not exist or cannot be accessed.
  • General failure - Check the Specification report for more details.