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Remove screw from one family member

Remove screw from one family member

Remove screw from one family member


In a part(assembly) family I need to remove one of the screws from the assembly in some members (not needed in all members).
When i try to leave the replacement ID empty (see picture), the spreadsheet wants to remove these screws in all members, which is not wanted.
The family consist of different lenghts and 3 different sizes. For one size the screw is not needed.

Is there a way to remove this screw from some of the members without making a new family?
I'm using NX MP2.


I found a work around, not the most graceful but it works.
I made the unwanted screws reference only and suppressed them by expression.
Then i updated the familie members that don't need the screw.
Undid the reference and suppressed state and updated the rest of the familie.
Then i released the parts so they can't be changed later.

RE: Remove screw from one family member

You don't need a work around, justo keep the cell empty like your image.
Don't use the apply option inside excel, just use create or update and save options.

Gelson Z. Nicoletto
Eng. Supervisor
Mould Desing

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