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Dimension call out to parts list

if i have a dimension ExtrudedProtrusion_1_FiniteDepth how can i get that value into my partslist?

i use different steel sections and that value needs to be dinamic and change as i change the length

of the steel member

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Accepted by topic author jprichards
‎11-30-2016 04:23 AM

Re: Dimension call out to parts list

The initial required steps would be as follows:

 

1. Expose the part variable from the Variable Table:

 

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2. In Draft, in the Parts List Properties, Column Tab, this variable will be listed in the Properties list which you can add as a column:

 

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But I guess, your requirements are not so simple.

 

~Tushar

Re: Dimension call out to parts list

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IT DOES EXACTLY WHAT I WANT TO DO

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Re: Dimension call out to parts list

[ Edited ]

OMG, Really? just for a FAQ; that was such a low hanging fruit, I even wrote a beginner's article on that 3 yrs back right here on the community site:

http://community.plm.automation.siemens.com/t5/Solid-Edge-Blog/Exposing-Variables-in-Solid-Edge-and-...

 

~Tushar

 

Re: Dimension call out to parts list

I use that feature all the time. But what I have done is use the variable L.

Whatever I rename (and expose) to L for any part then shows up in the part list. I use the same column for the Cut_X of sheet metal.

 

I end up with a column labled Cut 1 that will display either the cut length of a frame member, or L, or Cut_X depending on what applies. Then I have a column Cut 2 that displayes Cut_Y.

 

The Cut 1 Column is formatted like this

%{Flat_Pattern_Model_CutSizeX/@3N/CP/NU|G}%{Cut Length|G}%{L/@3/NU/CP|G}%RT

 

My only glitch is that the frame members don't drop trailing 0's like the Cut_X and L