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mag.garcia
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Registered: ‎10-26-2006
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Authoring iParts

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02-21-2012 01:49 AM

Anyone know if its possible to UN-author an iPart???

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MariaManuela
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Re: Authoring iParts

02-22-2012 07:03 AM in reply to: mag.garcia

Just delete the iPart table.

When the table is deleted will convert the intelligent component in a normal part.

That's it?

 

Maria Manuela Pinho
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mag.garcia
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Message 3 of 8 (183 Views)

Re: Authoring iParts

02-22-2012 04:13 PM in reply to: MariaManuela

Hi,

 

Thanks for your response.

Ideally, I would like to keep the iPart but not have it authored. Being authored as a Tube & Pipe Component I can't place the iPart into an Assembly and change between sizes of the iPart. This feature only works in the Tube & Piping environment.

 

Miguel.

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alessandro.gasso
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Message 4 of 8 (177 Views)

Re: Authoring iParts

02-23-2012 12:45 AM in reply to: mag.garcia

Hi Miguel,

 

If you want to remove the T&P authoring from the ipart, please, apply the steps of the solution

 

http://usa.autodesk.com/getdoc/id=TS13404549

 

Kind regards,

Alessandro



Alessandro Gasso
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mag.garcia
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Re: Authoring iParts

02-23-2012 12:06 PM in reply to: alessandro.gasso

Thanks Alessandro. You just saved me days of work. Much appreciated.

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mag.garcia
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Message 6 of 8 (148 Views)

Re: Authoring iParts

02-23-2012 04:47 PM in reply to: alessandro.gasso

You seem very knowledgable...i have another weird question for you? Is there a way to remove solid bodies from a part file. For example...i have created a part file that has around 30 features and counting. Towards the end i accidently clicked on create new solid button and now have a new solid...but i didn't realise that i did this. I then continued creating further features and now find limitations in what i am doing. Can i reverse the Solid body so that its just a regular feature????

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alessandro.gasso
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Message 7 of 8 (139 Views)

Re: Authoring iParts

02-24-2012 01:51 AM in reply to: mag.garcia

Hi Miguel,

 

Please, try the following.

 

  • Drag the End of Part below the feature you has created as solid.
  • Edit the feature and change it to a normal one.
  • Then, drag the EoP under the feature below, possibly one by one.

Hopefully, the majority of the feature will recalculate correctly while few others need to be redefined as you can see in the video attached.

 

I hope it helps.

 

Kind regards,

Alessandro



Alessandro Gasso
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Message 8 of 8 (124 Views)

Re: Authoring iParts

02-26-2012 01:31 PM in reply to: alessandro.gasso

Thanks Alessandro. I shall give it a try later on today.

 

Miguel.

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