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that viewport name is already being used by another object. Please use a different name.


Hi all,


My Vectorworks file will not allow me to "create a new Viewport" (create new sheet layer) with a completely unique name. Nothing in my file has a duplicate name. Vectorworks keeps saying:


"That viewport name is already being used by another object. Please use a different name."


Even when I do not choose any name, it gives me the same message.


Is there something I'm missing? I remember this happening to me on Vectorworks 2017, never on 2018, and now again using 2019.


Thanks for any assistance. This is a new occurrence for this file; in the meantime I've been duplicating sheet layers and replacing the layer manually as I go instead of creating new viewports.



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I have exactly the same problem.


When the create viewport box pops up, it greys out the viewport name field and wont let me change it. 


Whats going on?



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But ive had this problem before when i could rename. I could put in a string of different letters to the name field and it would still create the same message


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