Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Solved! Go to solution

How to disable "Create New Component" dialog by creating an assembly component.



 there are configuration posibility to disable/ run in background  "Create New Component" dialog by creating a new assembly component.


Accepted by topic author agherla
‎11-29-2016 06:53 AM

Re: How to disable "Create New Component" dialog by creating an assembly component.

Hello Agherla,


I am not sure what exactly you would lke to do.


NX does provide a mechanism to hide menu items / button using menuscript using the "Hide" directive.


NX provides the ability to replace the default behavior for some operations with customer authored alternatives using NXOpen - Create component is supported.



 Environment Variable


Create Component


 The create component user exit occurs after the Assemblies tab→Component group→Create New→Add Object Methods menu and before the select part dialog.

The next interactive step is determined by the return code as follows:

Return Code/Description

1.     Cancel current assembly operation

2.     Select Part dialog with the string (from string parameter) as the default. Note: The full pathname must be specified in the string parameter argument in order for this to work.

3.     Reserved for future use

n Select Part dialog with no default string. "n" is any other return code except 1, 2 or 3.


One implementation could be for your custom code to perform the add component operation and set a return a value of "1" to prevent the dialog for component naming from being displayed.


And ,there is a command line utitily to create assemblies "%UGII_BASE_DIR%\ugii\ug_assy_build.exe"  (NX11 uses nxbin directory instead of ugii).


Hope this helps,