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SophieSmith
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How to find names of Hardware (or in Content Center)

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12-19-2012 10:27 AM

Hi,

I have a projet that has all sorts of Hardware...

What is the best way to find out there names?

(thy are not named in the projet)

Attached is some images of the hardware i have got.

Thanks!

Sophie

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blair
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Re: How to find names of Hardware (or in Content Center)

12-19-2012 11:45 AM in reply to: SophieSmith

Using the BOM function within the Assembly would be the easiest I would think. You can add and remove columns and it does give a picture/thumbnail as well.

 

You can also export the BOM to Excel from within the BOM or use 3rd party products such as BOMexTractor from: www.cbliss.com/icode

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Re: How to find names of Hardware (or in Content Center)

12-20-2012 05:27 AM in reply to: blair

Hi,

You see, the projets I am working very particulair,

The Bom is'nt valid.

See, for example in Hardware.PNG I attached,

the names given are NONE_1 and NONE_2 !

And I have no idea what are the real names.

So I was wondering if maybe there was a site or programe,

That would show thumbnails of all Hareware possible,

so we could find out Easely, or would be the best way,

 to find  the real names so it could be be purchased...

 

Thanks,

Sophie

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john.retzlaff
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Re: How to find names of Hardware (or in Content Center)

12-20-2012 05:31 AM in reply to: SophieSmith

What is the source of these components?

 

John Retzlaff
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SophieSmith
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Re: How to find names of Hardware (or in Content Center)

12-20-2012 11:05 AM in reply to: john.retzlaff

They come Catia, opened from a step file.

So no information is given, we have to find out for the hardware.

 

Sophie

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Re: How to find names of Hardware (or in Content Center)

12-20-2012 11:07 AM in reply to: SophieSmith

You will need to populate the iProperties with the information you need, imported parts from other systems will not have the correct information.

John Retzlaff
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