×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Function of "Publication" both in Part and Assembly

Function of "Publication" both in Part and Assembly

Function of "Publication" both in Part and Assembly

(OP)
Dear folks,

I read the manual of V5R10 and now I know what "Publication" is but I still do not know how to use it. The manual says, "This task(Publication) shows you the method for making elements publicly available. Let's say I published one plane and I got one published plane. What is this for? I already have the plane in the tree and I can use it. What's the difference between them(in the tree and in the publication).

Thanks in advance. You guys all have a great day!

Nick

RE: Function of "Publication" both in Part and Assembly

hi,

The publication is here to "help" you manage the links :

In a CATPart A, you publish a plane.1 as "RefPlane"

In a CATProduct you put your CATPart A and a new CATPart B

You create in CATPart B an offset plane from "RefPlane" (from catpart A)... you then have a link to CATPart A (in fact to a publish element "RefPlane", check parent/children)

Create a new CATPart C alone, create a plane and publish it as "RefPlane" (same name), save the CATPart.

In your CATProduct replace CATPart A with CATPart C.

Then the offset plane in CATPart B is updated according to the new "RefPlane", if you do this without Publication your link is not change to the new CATPart C, and then it's no good.

In Assembly, let say you have a CATPart with a Hole, and another CATPart with an screw. If the axis of the screw is published and a constrainte exists for the 2 axis to be coincidence, then you can replace the screw with another one, the new one will take the old one place, as long as both have a publication of their axis with the same name.

Clear ?

Have fun

Eric N.

catiav5@softhome.net

RE: Function of "Publication" both in Part and Assembly

(OP)
Thanks Thanks a lot. The answer of using publication had to do with "Replacement". OK I got it clear and thanks again.

beenson

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login



News


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close