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Unable to copy a workspace.

Tony_C_Tony_C_ Member Posts: 272 PRO
I get this when trying to copy a workspace. 

"An error occurred attempting to copy this document. An illegal argument was provided, please check your request."

Can this be fixed?


  • Tim_FriesTim_Fries Member, Onshape Employees Posts: 7

    Please submit this to the support team via the feedback tool, which can be accessed from the question mark dropdown in the top right of the Oshape window.

    Thank you. 

  • Tony_C_Tony_C_ Member Posts: 272 PRO
  • Tony_C_Tony_C_ Member Posts: 272 PRO

    I think I found the issue. 

    In some of my part studios there were extrudes made in context of assemblies that were made by "extrude to face" and they lost their context faces by the parts in the assemblies being deleted.  

    I went through all the part studios and deleted all the extrudes in red and was then able to copy the workspace. 

  • malay_kumarmalay_kumar Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 93
    @Tony_C_ Thanks for reporting this and workaround. Sorry for the inconvenience. It will be fixed soon but probably in next update since there is a workaround.
  • Tony_C_Tony_C_ Member Posts: 272 PRO
    No problem. 

    It happened again on another doc that had quite a few assemblies, some that I could copy to clipboard and paste into a new doc and some that wouldn't allow me to paste in a new doc.

    I went through the assemblies that failed and noticed the red extrudes in the ICE part studios associated with those assemblies, deleted the red extrudes and everything worked.
  • malay_kumarmalay_kumar Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 93
    @Tony_C_ We decided to push the fix for this sooner. This problem should be fixed now. 
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