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Hi everyone,

firstly I apologize for my bad English :)

I have an issue with drawings in Creo Parametric, I'm currently using version I made drawing for model which my collegue made on his computer (Creo version, well he made some changes in model added few parts and when I sent to him my drawings everything seems to work fine, he can se ballons and notes, BOM is ok too but dimensions are gone. I can't figure it out where is problem. I also tried owerwrite my model with last one (I did purge on both models so i can have same part and assembly names). Does anyone has idea what I'm missing. Thank you in advance!


The most likely cause:

If the option "create model dimensions" is active for the drawing then any dimensions Created in the drawing are added to the model. If you don't allow Creo to save that model then those dimensions won't show in the drawing later. If you turn off that configuration option then the dimensions will be part of the drawing, subject to the same entities existing in the model if the model changes. (Same faces, same edges, same verticies internal ID numbers)

It is possible that when you sent the drawing and the updated model he only used his version of that model and that version would not have those Created drawing dimensions.

If you SHOW Dimensions instead of adding them, then the dimensions are a fundamental part of the model and should not disappear, but if both of you are making changes to the model at the same time, then there will be information lost.

Balloons, Repeat Region, and notes are part of the drawing; the first two extract data from the model, and adapt to some changes.


PTC issued a warning this morning that is being pilled from their website as it has a serious bug in it that will be fixed in
This is from the PTC notification:
You are receiving this notice because PTC has recently been made aware of a software defect in Creo that could lead to the corruption of your part or assembly when using copy and paste of a surface or quilt. This defect does not exist in Creo and PTC has removed Creo from the PTC Software Download page. PTC is actively working to resolve this in Creo

For more information go to www.ptc.com.

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