I see that it is possible to vary component dimensions and sub-component
dimensions using flexible components. How do I then drive those values
with a family table at a high level assembly?
I some solutions on exploder and the Pro/e help that say you have to add
an "associated parameter" to the list. But that doesn't seem to do
anything for me.
So if I have a low level component called "wire" at the bottom of an
assembly structure and it has two dimension values d162 and d172 that I
want to manipulate higher up.
component "Wire" is assembled as a non-flexible component in assembly
component "Cable" is assembled as a non-flexible component is assembly
In high level assembly "machine", I assemble the component "harness". From
"Machine" I highlight the "harness" and make it flexible. I select the
features making up the wire and pick the dimensions I want to "flex". In
this dialog I give the dimensions d162 and d172 new values. No problem.
In the generic I get the wire to "flex".
How do I control those varied items in the family table?
In the assembly "machine" I created the parameters "top_length" and
"down_length". and in the varied item dialog i added the associated
parameters column. I associated the top level parameters to the
dimensions in the varied item dialog. But modifying the values of the
parameters manually or from the family table doesn't modify the "flex" of
the wire part.
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