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G.Manikandan
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎06-29-2005
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configuration file for wiring (.cfg file)

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07-05-2005 02:01 AM
Dear all,
I am struggling in configuration file (.cfg).
how can i create new configuration file.while importing wire list configuration file we have to bring from some location.after
bringing cfg.it is supporting .it is giving error.i am mentioning that error below.
"There was an error parsing the configuration file
error 1 warning 0 "

I need following clarifications ,

1.first of all ,i need clear idea about .cfg.so,that I need install any .cfg software.or how can i enter wire parameters?

2.is it support excel or notepad or word or some other.please
tell me guidelines with proper examples.

3.Actually,what i did in inventor harness assy.i have stored wire parameters in excel.i tried to convert .cfg file .
but,it is not taking (i used tab delimited txt fille also).i couldn,t get yet.

if anyone gives prefect idea with examples.i am appreciated that guys.it will help lot for me.

I am expecting your reply as early as poosible.

Thanks
G.Manikandan
*Sami KOZONO \(Autodesk\)
Message 2 of 4 (502 Views)

Re: configuration file for wiring (.cfg file)

07-05-2005 06:05 PM in reply to: G.Manikandan
G.Manikandan

There are some sample CFG files you can refer. They can be found under
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Inventor Professional 10\Cable &
Harness\Samples\Wire List Import

CFG files for wire import are either comma or semi-colon delimited ASCII
text files.
You can edit them with Notepad, Word, or Excel but make sure the output is
properly
formatted & encoded.

-Sami KOZONO
Autodesk
Inventor Modeling QA
*Wei Li \(Autodesk\)
Message 3 of 4 (502 Views)

Re: configuration file for wiring (.cfg file)

07-05-2005 07:20 PM in reply to: G.Manikandan
Hi,

Answers to your questions:

1. you don't need to install any software for the CFG file for wire import.
JUST use notepad to edit it. (FYI, the CFG file used for report generator is
in different format. you should use report generator's "edit configuration
file" dialog to edit it)

2. as I said above, please just use notepad or other plain text editor

3. you cannot directly convert the excel file to cfg. CFG file for wire
import has its own format. You can go to the help file for details. (select
"Import Wire List" from the panel, click the help icon at the bottom-left
corner, click "Concept". At the bottom, there are two links: "Learn about
formatting the wire list" and "Learn about creating a wire list". They
explain the format of cfg and csv respectively)

We also have sample files under "Inventor Professional 10\Cable &
Harness\Samples\Wire List Import\". Please notice that they are either comma
or semi-colon delimited. You should check your regional settings (list
separator) to choose the correct one.

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Wei Li (AIPQA)
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Dear all,
I am struggling in configuration file (.cfg).
how can i create new configuration file.while importing wire list
configuration file we have to bring from some location.after
bringing cfg.it is supporting .it is giving error.i am mentioning that error
below.
"There was an error parsing the configuration file
error 1 warning 0 "

I need following clarifications ,

1.first of all ,i need clear idea about .cfg.so,that I need install any .cfg
software.or how can i enter wire parameters?

2.is it support excel or notepad or word or some other.please
tell me guidelines with proper examples.

3.Actually,what i did in inventor harness assy.i have stored wire parameters
in excel.i tried to convert .cfg file .
but,it is not taking (i used tab delimited txt fille also).i couldn,t get
yet.

if anyone gives prefect idea with examples.i am appreciated that guys.it
will help lot for me.

I am expecting your reply as early as poosible.

Thanks
G.Manikandan
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alanbailey1
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-21-2012
Message 4 of 4 (321 Views)

Re: configuration file for wiring (.cfg file)

11-21-2012 07:47 PM in reply to: *Wei Li \(Autodesk\)

Is there a place where these Sample files are Mirrored somewhere for download?  Somewhere down the line my Sample .cfg files have gone missing and annot export my Harness details.  Any suggestions?

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