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sergelachance
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Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

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12-10-2012 09:26 AM

it's possible when i copy my assembly with rule in who suppress or unsuppress my component, the parameter part name change same to my new part name in new assembly??? Now when i copy or when i use design assistance the name of my part dont change in rule???

 

I dont know if is clear because my poor english :smileysad:

 

Thanks for your help :smileyhappy:

 

BEFORE

BEFORE.PNG

 

AFTER COPY WITH ILOGIC DESIGN COPY

AFTER.PNG

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mehatfie
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Message 2 of 10 (148 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-10-2012 10:59 AM in reply to: sergelachance

Sergelachance,

 

The parameters in the rule are hard coded and will NOT change when the part name changes. You would have to manually change the parameter name in the rule or come up with a different method of tracking the name.

 

If this assembly will be used often, my suggestion is as follows:

 

Create a custom iProperty that holds a given name

In your rule, search and suppress parts by this iProperty value instead of the occurence name

 

It would take a bit of effort and time to set this up, which is why I'd only recommend it if this assembly will be used a few times. Otherwise you'll have to manually update the rule.

 

Regards

Mitch

 

Let me know if it helps.. Kudos if it works!!!

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Message 3 of 10 (140 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 01:56 AM in reply to: sergelachance

Again Mitch :smileyhappy:

 

Thank you very much for your reply :smileyhappy:

 

I try that!

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Message 4 of 10 (139 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 01:59 AM in reply to: sergelachance

A little question?

 

It's possible to put a **** before and after the name to select my part???

If is not possible when to suppress or unsuppress a part without her name?

 

Thanks!

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mehatfie
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Message 5 of 10 (131 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 09:11 AM in reply to: sergelachance

 

Spoiler
 

Sergelachance,

 

If you put a *** directly before the parts name:

 

The attached code looks through each component and reads its name, if the name has 3 *** directly at the beginning it will supress or unsuppress based on the chosen option.

 

The attached picture shows an example name.

 

Regards

Mitch

 

Let me know if it helps... Kudos if it works!!!

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Message 6 of 10 (124 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 10:33 AM in reply to: sergelachance

it's my horrible english :smileysad:

 

my idea is all part begining by * and finish by*

 

BEFORE part name = TABB

RENAME PART = L3BR000_TABB24

 

MY IDEA

Component.IsActive("*TABB*:1")=False

DO YOU UNDERSTAND WHY I TRY TO TEL YOU?

 

 

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Message 7 of 10 (120 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 10:43 AM in reply to: sergelachance

So BOTH the Original and Renamed part will have a star before and after the number?

 

BEFORE part name = *TABB*

RENAME PART = *L3BR000_TABB24*

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Message 8 of 10 (117 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 10:58 AM in reply to: mehatfie

no, * is for find all begining or finish

it's possible?

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mehatfie
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Message 9 of 10 (114 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 11:03 AM in reply to: sergelachance

I'm sorry sergelachance but I don't understand your idea unfortunately.

 

In order for the rule to continue from copy to copy, something has to STAY THE SAME. There has to be a consistant iProperty, or portion of the name that will allow you to identify the parts you wish to suppress.

 

You must come up with this item that will stay the same throughout your parts with wach copy

 

Regards

Mitch

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Message 10 of 10 (111 Views)

Re: Component name in rule dont change if is copied???

12-11-2012 11:38 AM in reply to: mehatfie

me and my english :smileysad: sorry

 

and thanks for all Mitch :smileyhappy:

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