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Error .DLX file not found why?




Actually I have errors executing .DLX files. I am testing them on Windows 8.1  and NX9.0.2.

They run on NX8.5 and Windows 8.1

On a custom drive, D:\1000_DEMO_NX9\000_NX9_CUSTOM\NX90custom\NX90library\UGALLIANCE\site\application


When I run the .VB file located on ...\UGALLIANCE\site\application the .DLX file not found.


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Re: Error .DLX file not found why?

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The location of the application folder containing the .dlx file needs to be defined in a user directory specification (UGII_USER_DIR / UGII_GROUP_DIR / UGII_SITE_DIR or UGII_CUSTOM_DIRECTORY_FILE). In this case, the path:




should be defined in one of these locations. Check the syslog to ensure that these are defined correctly in the NX session.

Re: Error .DLX file not found why?


Thanks Jim,


You are right.


One question, which is the diference between UGALLIANCE_DIR and other variables?

For pointing .VB, DLL and .DLX files?



Re: Error .DLX file not found why?

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor

There's also UGII_VENDOR_DIR.

Functionally they are all equivalent.

VENDOR and ALLIANCE I would reserve for Siemens' partners to use, I would use SITE (or maybe GROUP) to share with other users, USER if I only wnat to see it myself.

Unless you want to use UGII_CUSTOM_DIRECTORY_FILE

Ken Akerboom Sr CAx Systems Engr, Moog, Inc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP16/TC11.2
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Re: Error .DLX file not found why?

Esteemed Contributor
Esteemed Contributor
  1. UGII_CUSTOM_DIRECTORY_FILE ... common customization
  2. UGII_SITE_DIR ... site specific customization
  3. UGII_GROUP_DIR ... group or department specific customization
  4. UGII_USER_DIR ... user specific customization
  5. UGII_VENDOR_DIR ... vendor specific customization, like 3Dconnexion or SpaceControl
  6. UGALLIANCE_DIR ... seems to be related to companies having an alliance with Siemens, like Moldflow
Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
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