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michael.marx

derived part replace model reference

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by Valued Contributor michael.marx on ‎05-06-2013 02:58 AM

ability to change or replace the model reference in derived part/assembly. look at this discussion http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Inventor/Derived-Part-Replace-Model-Reference/m-p/3062998#M40...

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by tmonty on ‎05-06-2013 10:11 AM

I have added a comment to the original post:

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Inventor/Derived-Part-Replace-Model-Reference/m-p/3064768/hig...

 

This is an iLogic rule from Mike Deck at Autodesk.  It should give you what you are looking for.

 

This is a workaround and I agree with your request that this functionality should be built-in to Inventor.

by Active Contributor ic198 on ‎05-06-2013 02:58 PM

I have tried the iLogic method but it only seems to work if you are replacing parts with the same ancestry. It would be great if Inventor could do this without iLogic, and with parts with different ancestry.I think the ability to replace individual Work Features would be very helpful, independentaly and as part of replacing derived parts- see an idea I posted before

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Inventor-IdeaStation/Replace-Work-Feature/idi-p/3784676

 

by Valued Contributor michael.marx on ‎05-06-2013 10:53 PM

i don´t want a limited workaround :-)

I´ve got a workflow where derived parts have to be replaced with different parts not only with ancestry ones. And the other thing is i´ve got multiple derived parts in one part so i have to choose which one should be replaced.

by *Expert Elite* ‎01-31-2014 12:11 PM - edited ‎01-31-2014 12:22 PM

When using the code that Mike Deck developed with parts of a different ancestry, I get this message

 

2014-01-31_1336.png

 

In Fusion360, if I export out a model and then edit it in Inventor, I can upload the new "version" back into Fusion. Sort of seems like the same functionality we are asking for here.

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