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Reference Sets and Configurations

Reference Sets and Configurations

Reference Sets and Configurations

O.K., I've set up my layers and named my reference sets.  I have 3 reference sets. Named upper, middle, and lower.  I can manually show my different configurations by turning on/off certain layers.  I'm having trouble setting up my configurations so I can see them by a click of a button.  For some reason my help section in UG is not working.

Does anyone have the time and patience to explain how to do this step by step.



RE: Reference Sets and Configurations

Your reference sets works through an assembly. So you just need to make an assembly file and load your model/assembly and there turn your reference sets on.

If you don´t want to use an assembly file you need to use categories instead.

RE: Reference Sets and Configurations

Try Filters: After turning on filter in the ANT, drag the desired components to create a filter. They are a one click operation. Unfortunately, getting compound filters working is not very intuitive yet.


RE: Reference Sets and Configurations

Apparently your not using assemblies. Reference sets are used in the context of an Assembly to show different sets of data. Ex: your default ref sets: Entire Ref Set shows all data in Part File>  Empty: Shows nothing. You create them to control what you see in the Assembly file.  Sounds like you need to set up Layer Categories if you working in a single part file. Azrael's post is correct. Set up your layers using layer categories.  If you want to swap out what you see at the click of a button you can either use a Grip program or create a macro to do the repetitive selections to turn layers on and off.

Best Regards,
Moog Inc.

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