Bulk replace component plugin?

I’m trying to find a way to replace/update all the different components in a model with their original or updated component files without having to replace each one individually. The model has input from many different people so I need to make sure none of the components have been edited, this is why I replace them all. so far I’ve just been replacing them one by one but it would be good if there was a faster way.

Does anyone know of a plugin that finds the components name and then matches it with a Library in the components window or folder on the computer, then replaces the component in the model? Maybe this could be done using ruby but I have no experience with it.

Eneroth Reference Manager almost does what I’m after but there is an issue. Usually the components have been imported from different locations that I do not have access to so I needed to relink them all to my library. This plugin doesn’t seem to allow me to bulk relink files that have come from several different locations.

ComponentFinder speeds up the process of finding each component file but it does not let me “replace selected” once I have found it.

Any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks.

I have managed to get round the Eneroth Reference Manager problem by resetting the reference paths of all the “in model” components using “save as local collection”. After doing this they can all be bulk relinked no problem :slightly_smiling_face:

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