Appending schematic sheet in an open pro

Hi folks
So I am trying to “append a schematic sheet” in an open pro which has its own schematic in a sheet.
This is because the open pro has many things …such as 50% of original sch, 80% of pcb will be reused.
So I use “append”.
It sometimes tells me to “remake” lib
I let it.
It adds a sch from another pro I select from a list.
I see some parts missing.
But when I go to save, original schematic loses all lib association.
I could not get around fixing it.
Lost so far a lot of time.
Here is how it looks in a screen shot
How do you accomplish re-using in this manner?
So that one can save tremendous amount of time.

What is your kicad version? Was the source file made in the same version? Do you use personal libs? Have both projects the same library setup?

thank you for the prompt response.
below is what I got from “help” info
Hope this is what you needed.
I think I have added all mylib parts in the library config in each pro. But I may be wrong.
I can send you what I have. But how do I collect that info to copy-paste here?


Application: kicad
Version: (5.0.0), release build
wxWidgets 3.0.3
libcurl/7.54.1 OpenSSL/1.0.2l zlib/1.2.11 libssh2/1.8.0 nghttp2/1.23.1 librtmp/2.3
Platform: Windows 8 (build 9200), 64-bit edition, 64 bit, Little endian, wxMSW
Build Info:
wxWidgets: 3.0.3 (wchar_t,wx containers,compatible with 2.8)
Boost: 1.60.0
OpenCASCADE Community Edition: 6.8.0
Curl: 7.54.1
Compiler: GCC 7.1.0 with C++ ABI 1011

Build settings:

Check couple things:

  1. Check your symbol library setting on the new pro project to match with the one you copy from.
  2. Check Tool->Edit Symbol Library References... so manual map symbol if needed
  3. Make sure the schematic you appended from are compatible with 5.x version before append it.

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