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Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (src_forum@alionscience.com )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Donato Tartaglia
Date posted: Wed Nov 19 12:48:11 US/Eastern 2003
Subject: Library maintenance
Message:
I need to delete my component library because now i have a new import file with the SAME components ( 1700 part numbers) that are now in the library but with a new field ( the component description ). When I try to import from this file (it is a text file) I receive a message ( zero components imported because there were 1700 duplicated records). Probably one field ( Industry Part Number ?? ) is recognised like a primary key and itís impossible to duplicate. So, how can I delete 1700 components ( no multiple selection is possible in the component library interface) to perform a new, complete, import. Thank you


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Subject: Library Maintenance
Reply Posted by: Nathan Holzhauer (nholzhauer@alionscience.com )
Organization: Alion Science & Technology
Date Posted: Wed Nov 19 14:59:50 US/Eastern 2003
Message:
Actually, there six key fields that PRISM examines when importing component information into the Component Library: Part Category, Part Type, Industry Part Number, OEM Part Number, Specification Number, and National Stock Number. PRISM will check for specific combinations of those fields and reject a new component if one with identical fields is imported. Regarding the maintenance question, if you could email me directly, I will be better able to help you with the procedure.


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