Understanding the reuse and place operations for products

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Question

When you reuse and place a product (and any descendants) somewhere else in the product tree, is the product copied or referenced?

Answer

A reference is used. Each product has only one instance in the list of products in the tree. That product can be referenced in one or more locations. If you want a copy, you must create a new product. You can also reuse child products. To reuse child products by creating references, hold the Control key and select the ones you want, and then right-click and select Reuse.

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Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager
Product Definition

Software version:

1.0, 1.0.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1609994

Modified date:

2013-06-13

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