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how to enable the new dynamic extrude in NX2

how to enable the new dynamic extrude in NX2

how to enable the new dynamic extrude in NX2

Hi all,

Can anyone explain me in deep how to enable the new dynamic extrude in NX2?

I add a line UGII_NEW_EXTRUDE=613 in ug_metric.def but it doesn't seem to help a lot... Everything is going the old way though I'm starting a new part.
It's obviously I'm doing it wrong. But what and where?

Please help.

RE: how to enable the new dynamic extrude in NX2

Enabling The New Dynamic Extrude
You can reconfigure your system to use a new more dynamic interface to the Extrude function. If you choose to do so, and except for editing those extrude features created by it, the legacy Extrude function will be unavailable.

Navigate to the directory defined as UGII_USER_DIR. If this system environment variable is not set, define it.

Create these directories, if they don’t already exist:


Navigate to the $UGII_USER_DIR/startup directory. Create a new file of any unique NX .men name with the .men extension (e.g., my.men). Its contents should be:

MENU_FILES my_modeling.men

Note that my_modeling.men can be any unique Unigraphics NX .men name with the .men extension (e.g., my_modeling.men).  

Navigate to the $UGII_USER_DIR/application directory. Create a file named my_modeling.men (or named as referenced above) with these contents:  


Bring up interactive Unigraphics NX 2.0.2. You may now access the new Extrude from Insert-> Form Feature-> Extrude. To add it to the NX Form Feature Toolbar, use MB3 over the toolbar area and choose Customize. Choose the Commands property page. Choose the Form Feature toolbar from the panel on the left. Select Extrude from the panel on the right

Hope this helps

RE: how to enable the new dynamic extrude in NX2

Thanks a lot Mick.

It seems to be the right way.
In day or two I'll do it.

Thanks again.

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