I wanted to ask some questions regarding Light Weight Graphics option new to Creo Parametric.
We are currently implementing Windchill 10.1 but we are months aways from going live. Currently, we manage products by using network folder strucutre.
I want to take adavantage of Light Weight Graphics function for opening large assemblies quickly and then selecting what components I need to focus on. This will greatly improve how fast the assembly will open which is something we need due to a large search.pro that slows the prorcess down dramatically.
Configuration Options of LWG.
To test LWG, I opened an assembly. Saved it and then erased from memory. Now I open it and select the LWG option. I basically get a bunch of boxes that represent a componet which is difficult to use.
I attached a screen shot to show what the results are.
In the webinar, the assembly opened in a low resolution version of the models to quickly open the assembly and then you can choose what components you want to open as a master rep to do some work. I am not getting the same results as the webinar showed and I wanted to know if I am doing something wrong.
I assume you must open the assembly at least once and save for the LWG to be generated, but do I need to do this will all components, assemblies, and sub-assemblies?
Any help with this will be apprcieated. (Please look at the attached file)
I thnk my problem is the <path> to the receipt file for the .pvs creation.
I honsetly don't know were to point this and it's currently pointing to <drive>:\Creo 2.0\Common Files\M010\text\prodview\export_LWG.rcp
Has anyone made this work without Windchill?
Why would PTC VAR's hold recent webinars showcasing this functionality if it did not work?
If they are showing demo's that are not relaistic or staged to make them work, we have a serious problem.
Companies that wait 1 hour for an assembly to open need this type of functinality.
Please keep us posted on any feedback from PTC. I will open my own case with PTC about this.
Each company will need to evaluate the best approach for using LWG rep technology versus other PTC technology as there are a few incompatibilities as currently designed.
There were a few companiesat PTC live globalviewing large assemblies in Creo View. Ididn't see or may havemissed any PTC customer with Windchillshow a use case with LWG reptechnology.
Peterbilt Motors Company