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Copy drawing with model

Copy drawing with model

Copy drawing with model

Hi i'm kinda new to PRO-E WF 2.0 together with Windchill PDM-Link.

My question is that i would like to make a copy of a drawing and at the same time make a copy of the linked 3D-model which then can be edited. This while i maintain the link between the drawing and the model.

The reason why i would like to do this is that i don't want to do all the boring 2D drawing work all over again just because im making a new variant of the same product.
Does anybody know a best practice for this sort of stuff??

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RE: Copy drawing with model


the config file option that will allow you to do this is called RENAME_DRAWINGS_WITH_OBJECT.  In Pro/E 2001 this can be set in Utilities > Options.  I'm not a WF user but I'm sure you can just set it in your Config file.  It will allow you to set the value to both, part, assembly or none.

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RE: Copy drawing with model

Yes, this works well. But if you are copying a model with a Family Table (or flat state, as in sheetmetal). Make sure to rename the instances to the new names. This is done manualy.



RE: Copy drawing with model

Thank you both very much

Works like a charm!!!

Have a nice day!!

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