I have added a blank column to a custom content center family table that has a boolean data type. When I try to map this to a boolean user parameter in the family template using the parameter mapping in the family properties, I get a "Data types mismatch". In the template this parameter was set to false. Am I doing something wrong, or is there a trick to getting this mapped correctly?
Could you attach your files here? It will help to figure out your problem.
I hope these are the files you need. Please let me know if they aren't. I didn't know where the xls file for the custom family is kept, so I just did a save as. I also noticed the labels for the columns I added were missing, so I took a screen shot of the table in Inventor - where they show up
Thanks for your help!
The reason you missed the label was due to no column caption.
Through the model and spreadsheet, I almost see your point, there are several boolean type user parameters, you want to map to it.
you can only map a boolean parameter to feature suppression or working feature visibility.
So far, you can only define a numeric type user parameter in your model, and add a integer/real type in family table to map it.
Hi Jingyi Liu,
Thanks for checking in to this. Just to make sure I understand correctly, if I have 10 members in a family, for example, that when placed as a standard content center part I need user parameter A to be true and all other members in the family should have user parameter A set to false, it can't be done? If not, is this a feature that will be added in the future?
Yes, it can't be done so far, you can't map a boolean type parameter in family table to a boolean type user parameter in your content center part.
As a workaround, you can define a numeric type user parameter (unitless) in part, and define a integer/real parameter in family table and assign its value 0 or 1.
I will log it as a wish.
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