So we used NX integration with Teamcenter. For now, I wish to update the titleblock of a drawing. We have two separate fields to document revision of a drawing and baseline ID.
As I mapped rev ID out of Teamcenter, they are combined...Our naming rule is 001 as revision ID, naming rule for baseline is starting from 0001. So a baselind drawing will be like XXXXXXXX/001.0001. A unreleased one will be XXXXXXX/001. Rev ID I mapped out is 001.0001 as combined.
Now in NX, I wish to separate it. In catia, I am able to create a new parameter and add a formula to extrac the first 3 digits, the another paramenter to extrac last 4.
I am really new in NX. Is there any functions features of NX can I do the same as in CATIA : separate an attribute into two different ones. Thanks in advance!!
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You can use string expressions to do this
- string expression to extract attribute into an expression
- other expressions to extract data
Then point the titleblock to the expressions, rather than the attributes
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That is exactly what I am looking for. Thanks for the Formula columns. In order to put them on the drawing sheet. Do you know I shall link the expression directly to the note or create customized attributes that link to expression, then link these attributes to the note? I was evaluating which is the best way, the pros and cons. Currently I assume they are the same.
The way I see it, each time you make another reference to an object you risk the potential of that reference requiring a forced update. Personally, I would reference the expression directly.