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Update existing NX part to contain two new "company colors"

Update existing NX part to contain two new "company colors"

Update existing NX part to contain two new "company colors"

Hi -

I will like to ask someone here, if you are aware about what the correct way is , to make two new company specific colors available in existing NX parts.?

The scenario is a following:

For some surface treatment we are using different colors on some surfaces on the drawing-Sheet in NX....
These company specific colors is defined in all our highlight seedparts (model, assy, dwg)- (and also set as favorites in the color definition file).
But now there a some new requirements that says we need two more company specific color on our drawings....
But these colors are not present in all our existing NX parts....

My thoughts to solve above, is something like this:
  • Update all existing seed parts, so every new created model and drawing parts is initialized with the two new company specific color (for upcoming new parts)
  • Change customer default to point to the location of company*.cdf file which contains the two new colors and favorite index
  • Create a User Exit (file_open) which will trigger a macro or small journal, - this macro/journal shall trigger the current parts > Preferences>Color Palette>Use Customer Default Palette

  • But maybe there is another way to update/set existing NX parts colors ? - we are using NX11
    Looking forward to hear if some of you have had a similar issue...

    Regards lklo

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