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*Maas, Karl
Message 1 of 4 (33 Views)

iPart key choices

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12-10-2002 01:27 AM
Is there any way to have the choice upon inserting an iPart to either choose
the part number or to go through a series of defining keys to arrive at the
same part? basically for each line in the table, the P/n is unique. I could
make my Part Number field the last defining key, but that creates an extra
(unnecessary) level in the browser tree to choose when changing components.
--
K
*Dotson, Sean
Message 2 of 4 (33 Views)

Re: iPart key choices

12-10-2002 01:46 AM in reply to: *Maas, Karl
If you were to make the part# the first (and only key) that's the only
choice you'd get. Are you just trying to choose by the part#?

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Sean Dotson, PE
http://www.sdotson.com
Check the Inventor FAQ for most common questions
http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html
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"Karl Maas" wrote in message
news:73E9C6452B7EC2E1C290BB32930DC739@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Is there any way to have the choice upon inserting an iPart to either
choose
> the part number or to go through a series of defining keys to arrive at
the
> same part? basically for each line in the table, the P/n is unique. I
could
> make my Part Number field the last defining key, but that creates an extra
> (unnecessary) level in the browser tree to choose when changing
components.
> --
> K
>
>
>
*Maas, Karl
Message 3 of 4 (33 Views)

Re:

12-10-2002 01:49 AM in reply to: *Maas, Karl
I'd like to have the option to choose either by p/n or the group of keys
that would get you to the same part.

--
K


"Sean Dotson" wrote in message
news:smileyvery-happy:3108969744CC831871CBB8BBC877330@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> If you were to make the part# the first (and only key) that's the only
> choice you'd get. Are you just trying to choose by the part#?
>
> --
> Sean Dotson, PE
> http://www.sdotson.com
> Check the Inventor FAQ for most common questions
> http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html
> -----------------------------------------
> "Karl Maas" wrote in message
> news:73E9C6452B7EC2E1C290BB32930DC739@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Is there any way to have the choice upon inserting an iPart to either
> choose
> > the part number or to go through a series of defining keys to arrive at
> the
> > same part? basically for each line in the table, the P/n is unique. I
> could
> > make my Part Number field the last defining key, but that creates an
extra
> > (unnecessary) level in the browser tree to choose when changing
> components.
> > --
> > K
> >
> >
> >
>
>
*Dotson, Sean
Message 4 of 4 (33 Views)

Re:

12-10-2002 02:06 AM in reply to: *Maas, Karl
Ah, then you are in a pickle.

As per your suggestion, you'll need to provide all of the dimensional keys
(width, length, bore etc..) then a part# as the last key.

--
Sean Dotson, PE
http://www.sdotson.com
Check the Inventor FAQ for most common questions
http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html
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"Karl Maas" wrote in message
news:991DF349FD1C31BC5234C57574182191@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> I'd like to have the option to choose either by p/n or the group of keys
> that would get you to the same part.
>
> --
> K
>
>
> "Sean Dotson" wrote in message
> news:smileyvery-happy:3108969744CC831871CBB8BBC877330@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > If you were to make the part# the first (and only key) that's the only
> > choice you'd get. Are you just trying to choose by the part#?
> >
> > --
> > Sean Dotson, PE
> > http://www.sdotson.com
> > Check the Inventor FAQ for most common questions
> > http://www.sdotson.com/faq.html
> > -----------------------------------------
> > "Karl Maas" wrote in message
> > news:73E9C6452B7EC2E1C290BB32930DC739@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > Is there any way to have the choice upon inserting an iPart to either
> > choose
> > > the part number or to go through a series of defining keys to arrive
at
> > the
> > > same part? basically for each line in the table, the P/n is unique. I
> > could
> > > make my Part Number field the last defining key, but that creates an
> extra
> > > (unnecessary) level in the browser tree to choose when changing
> > components.
> > > --
> > > K
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>

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