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create a new part, start manufacturing
create the tool, with shank and holder, if necessary.
turn on manufacturing preference 'Display Selected Objects'
select the tool in Machine Tool View of Operation Navigator, the tool is shown with tip on WCS origin.
select Wave Geometry Linker in Assemblies Toolbar (Assemblies Application must be On)
select Type Body and turn off Associative
then select the bodies from the displayed tool and press OK
the bodies are copyed in the work part. You can now [ modify the bodies if needed ] export the tool to library and turn on Export Tool Part File option to save the tool part to UGII_CAM_LIBRARY_TOOL_GRAPHICS_PATH.
hope it helps
Begining in NX 10.0.2, in native mode, you can select a tool and right click > Object > Export Part. Each section ot the tool (flute, neck, shank, holder) is a solid within the exported part:
This replaces several tricks that users used to use (like the one above) or grabbing the temporary tool from the assembly navigator.