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How to delete old references to external documents (XLS) in Inventor?

A - answer You may want to erase old (dead) references to external Excel tables which are no longer valid. There can be also BMP image files or other OLE documents linked.

The VBA sample macro "MyRefDocs" from Lesson 18 in the VBA programming for AutoCAD and Inventor lessons (in Czech) can help in such situations. It lists all referenced external files in the current Inventor document (part, drawing...), including their file paths. You can also delete the references (the links) globally.

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11.7.2007    9834×  
applies to: Inventor 2008 ·

See also:
Tip 12828:How to quickly delete 3rd party links to external objects in Inventor?
Tip 12815:How to fill iProperties into Inventor files from Excel?
Tip 12743:A change in iLogic processing of Excel tables since Inventor 2021.
Tip 12520:How to set Inventor Display style and Lighting style from an iLogic macro?
Tip 12462:Mass- (table-) rename parameters in Inventor.

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