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Can't get Parametric MvPart to Resize.

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12-20-2012 09:03 AM


I created a Surface Mount Ceiling Mount Diffuser with a table of available neck sizes.

Regardless of the size selected, only the 12x6 is inserted, with the 12x6 connector.  If I do a MvPart Modify, I can select any size (6x6 all the way trough 24x4), but the part does not change and the connector remains 12x6.


I've made parametric duct fittings and parametric pipe fittings in the past, with no troubles that a little debugging couldn't fix.  This time, I'm stumped.


I've attached all appropriate files for review.  Can someone provide some insight?


Platform is AutoCAD MEP 2011.


Thank you,


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Re: Can't get Parametric MvPart to Resize.

12-31-2012 08:59 AM in reply to: davebillion

You need to remove LenA1 and LenA2.  They are redundant and not needed.  I went into your part size name and replaced LenA1 and LenA2 with RW1 and RW2 and then deleted LenA1 and LenA2 and everything worked perfectly.  I believe the reason why it wasnt working is that you had two different lengths trying to control the same points of geometry. 

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19 Posts
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Re: Can't get Parametric MvPart to Resize.

12-31-2012 12:15 PM in reply to: davebillion


Rookie mistake.  Thanks.

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