I used to have a right click item to convert units in prt fileswhen I had up to NX9, since upgrading to NX 10 cannot get the menu to show or work and I tried reinstalling the default programs editor and it shows that it is there but nothing shows on right click anymore
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This is what I use and it works fine with NX10.
Copy & paste the code below into an empty text file, save, then rename the extension to .reg and double click the file.
This will import into the registry for the NX part file type.
Mine is set to do a bit more than the original (see image).
@echo off :: (c) 2015 firstname.lastname@example.org :: :: This script will add four commands to the Windows Explorer context menu for NX .prt files. :: NX Version and NX Assy Info and the ability to convert NX parts to mm or inches, by RMB on a file in Windows Explorer. :: must have admin rights for it to work. :: setlocal ENABLEDELAYEDEXPANSION echo; echo Adding command NX Assy Info echo; reg.exe add "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UGpartfile\shell\NX.1 Assy Info\command" /t reg_sz /d "cmd.exe /s/c \" @\"%UGII_BASE_DIR%\ugii\ugpc.exe\" -s -a \"%%1\" ^& pause \" " /f echo; echo Adding command NX Version echo; reg.exe add "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UGpartfile\shell\NX.2 Part Version\command" /t reg_sz /d "cmd.exe /s/c \" @\"%UGII_BASE_DIR%\ugii\ug_inspect.exe\" -ps \"%%1\" ^& pause \" " /f echo; echo Adding command NX Scans for known part corruptions echo; reg.exe add "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UGpartfile\shell\NX.3 Corrupted Part\command" /t reg_sz /d "cmd.exe /s/c \" @\"%UGII_BASE_DIR%\ugii\ug_inspect.exe\" -scan \"%%1\" ^& pause \" " /f echo; echo Adding command NX Convert Units to mm echo; reg.exe add "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UGpartfile\shell\NX.4 Convert to mm\command" /t reg_sz /d "cmd.exe /s/c \" @\"%UGII_BASE_DIR%\ugii\ug_convert_part.exe\" -mm \"%%1\" ^& pause \" " /f echo; echo Adding command NX Convert Units to Inches echo; reg.exe add "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\UGpartfile\shell\NX.5 Convert to Inches\command" /t reg_sz /d "cmd.exe /s/c \" @\"%UGII_BASE_DIR%\ugii\ug_convert_part.exe\" -in \"%%1\" ^& pause \" " /f echo; echo NX commands added to the context menu for .prt file. echo. :EOF
It's most likely the text editor you've saved the reg file with has changed the format of the file.
have a look at http://superuser.com/questions/641452/you-can-only-import-binary-registry-files-from-within-the-regi... it has some suggestions which might help.
I went to web site and found I needed to put
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 and Blank line
at top of file it then ran and said sucessful but still nothing showing on right click. Same as the old program said everything was there but nothing shows, I am wondering if our IT has put something to prevent showing any non std right click options.
The code in your "code" window is a .BAT file, not a .REG file.
Save the code (un-altered) into a text file, rename it whatever.BAT, and run it.
Should work a bit better ;-)
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I just upgraded to 11 for testing. So when I run the convert it converts the file to the latest version of NX11. I would like this to convert it to NX9 or 10. What would be the simpliest way to fix this. I thought about just temporarily changing the environent variable of the ugii_base_dir but not sure if this is the best way to accomplish this.