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*A., Kirk
Message 11 of 13 (36 Views)

Re:

12-04-2002 11:07 PM in reply to: *Friedman, Aaron R.
In order to "Rename" or "Replace" a part, the status can not be "Released".
If the part or assembly has a "Released" status, then the Replace and Rename
options will be grayed-out.


"mpower" wrote in message
news:B7634222C71C69E918CA6C4431F5FE19@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> I've been watching this subject because I would really like to know how to
> do this as well. Here's my problem so far. I can pull up an assembly in
> DA. I click the Manage icon and I see my parts in the tree. I highlight
> the part I want to change, but I can't figure out how to rename it or do
> anything with it. RMB does nothing. What am I missing?
>
> Mike
>
> "Patrick Berry" wrote in message
> news:48D81F56A3AD091B36C45E763D352921@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > I thought this was impossible to do as well till someone in this group
> > showed me the light. The first thing is to select ANY one of the
> assemblies
> > containing the part. Expand the list and highlight the part itself.
> Rename
> > the part and leave it highlighted. Next, use the lower search to look
for
> > any linked .idw, .iam, and .ipn files connected to the part. In the
> Action
> > column under each associated file select UPDATE. This will change the
> name
> > of the part in all the other assemblies, drawings and presentations it's
> > used in.
> >
> > To me, it seems that the way this should be done is to open design
> assistant
> > on the part first, change the name, and then have it automatically
update
> > the name change to all associated files. I wonder if Adesk has a reason
> why
> > it's not done this way.
> >
> > Pat
> >
> > "Aaron R. Friedman" wrote in message
> > news:3DEE4865.3060807@xprt.net...
> > > What is the correct procedure for renaming a part that occurs in more
> > > than one assembly? If I bring the part up in DA, I can a "Find Files"
to
> > > see where the part is used, but RMB on "action" won't let me "rename"

> > >
> > >
> > > Aaron R. Friedman
> > > ARF Designs
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
*mpower
Message 12 of 13 (36 Views)

Re:

12-05-2002 12:33 AM in reply to: *Friedman, Aaron R.
Nope. Tried that. RMB does nothing. Parts are WorkInProgress too. Does
the part need to be checked-out, or possibly all assemblies containing the
file have to be checked-out? Does it just not work with semi-isolated mode?

"KJohnson" wrote in message
news:235EDA4391F40D219C45E4ACDF61179E@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> RMB in the action column. Then RMB on the file name.
>
> Kathy Johnson
>
> "mpower" wrote in message
> news:B7634222C71C69E918CA6C4431F5FE19@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > I've been watching this subject because I would really like to know how
to
> > do this as well. Here's my problem so far. I can pull up an assembly
in
> > DA. I click the Manage icon and I see my parts in the tree. I
highlight
> > the part I want to change, but I can't figure out how to rename it or do
> > anything with it. RMB does nothing. What am I missing?
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > "Patrick Berry" wrote in message
> > news:48D81F56A3AD091B36C45E763D352921@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > I thought this was impossible to do as well till someone in this group
> > > showed me the light. The first thing is to select ANY one of the
> > assemblies
> > > containing the part. Expand the list and highlight the part itself.
> > Rename
> > > the part and leave it highlighted. Next, use the lower search to look
> for
> > > any linked .idw, .iam, and .ipn files connected to the part. In the
> > Action
> > > column under each associated file select UPDATE. This will change the
> > name
> > > of the part in all the other assemblies, drawings and presentations
it's
> > > used in.
> > >
> > > To me, it seems that the way this should be done is to open design
> > assistant
> > > on the part first, change the name, and then have it automatically
> update
> > > the name change to all associated files. I wonder if Adesk has a
reason
> > why
> > > it's not done this way.
> > >
> > > Pat
> > >
> > > "Aaron R. Friedman" wrote in message
> > > news:3DEE4865.3060807@xprt.net...
> > > > What is the correct procedure for renaming a part that occurs in
more
> > > > than one assembly? If I bring the part up in DA, I can a "Find
Files"
> to
> > > > see where the part is used, but RMB on "action" won't let me
"rename"
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Aaron R. Friedman
> > > > ARF Designs
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
*mpower
Message 13 of 13 (36 Views)

Re:

12-05-2002 12:44 AM in reply to: *Friedman, Aaron R.
Never mind the check-out status, it makes no difference.

"mpower" wrote in message
news:smileyvery-happy:D5248E6A1D28AEB3675B3F4EB949F25@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Nope. Tried that. RMB does nothing. Parts are WorkInProgress too. Does
> the part need to be checked-out, or possibly all assemblies containing the
> file have to be checked-out? Does it just not work with semi-isolated
mode?
>
> "KJohnson" wrote in message
> news:235EDA4391F40D219C45E4ACDF61179E@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > RMB in the action column. Then RMB on the file name.
> >
> > Kathy Johnson
> >
> > "mpower" wrote in message
> > news:B7634222C71C69E918CA6C4431F5FE19@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > I've been watching this subject because I would really like to know
how
> to
> > > do this as well. Here's my problem so far. I can pull up an assembly
> in
> > > DA. I click the Manage icon and I see my parts in the tree. I
> highlight
> > > the part I want to change, but I can't figure out how to rename it or
do
> > > anything with it. RMB does nothing. What am I missing?
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
> > > "Patrick Berry" wrote in message
> > > news:48D81F56A3AD091B36C45E763D352921@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > > > I thought this was impossible to do as well till someone in this
group
> > > > showed me the light. The first thing is to select ANY one of the
> > > assemblies
> > > > containing the part. Expand the list and highlight the part itself.
> > > Rename
> > > > the part and leave it highlighted. Next, use the lower search to
look
> > for
> > > > any linked .idw, .iam, and .ipn files connected to the part. In the
> > > Action
> > > > column under each associated file select UPDATE. This will change
the
> > > name
> > > > of the part in all the other assemblies, drawings and presentations
> it's
> > > > used in.
> > > >
> > > > To me, it seems that the way this should be done is to open design
> > > assistant
> > > > on the part first, change the name, and then have it automatically
> > update
> > > > the name change to all associated files. I wonder if Adesk has a
> reason
> > > why
> > > > it's not done this way.
> > > >
> > > > Pat
> > > >
> > > > "Aaron R. Friedman" wrote in message
> > > > news:3DEE4865.3060807@xprt.net...
> > > > > What is the correct procedure for renaming a part that occurs in
> more
> > > > > than one assembly? If I bring the part up in DA, I can a "Find
> Files"
> > to
> > > > > see where the part is used, but RMB on "action" won't let me
> "rename"
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Aaron R. Friedman
> > > > > ARF Designs
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
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