This is an enhancement request to allow multiple, discreet values to be set for a Creo Parametric parameter. Today, one a single value can be assigned. The ability to assign multiple values to a single attribute is already supported by Windchill. We simply want to take advantage of this by setting them in the CAD model and driving them into Windchill.
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1. Describe your environment: What is your industry? What is your role in your organization? Describe your stakeholders. Mechanical engineer in consumer electronics manufacturer. 2. What version of Creo Parametric are you currently running? Creo 7 3. Describe the problem you are trying to solve. Please include detailed documentation such as screenshots, images or video. It would be great if the recent files list in the file tab would be context sensitive to the current workspace. So that when you change workspaces, the list changes to the most recent files you worked on WITHIN that workspace. Then, when you're jumping around between projects, you can just open the first file in the list. Helpful when you've opened so many files in a workspace(s) that the most recent from the current (desired) workspace is no longer in the list. 4. What is the use case for your organization? We have many concurrent, active projects, and shifting between them could be easier if the application remembers current workflow. 5. What business value would your suggestion represent for your organization? It would streamline transitions when moving between projects, improving speed and reducing time and cost.
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Currently, the Restricted Parameter list is imbedded into a file when that file is created, either a part or a drawing. With changing personnel, I would like to see this list be dynamic and automatically update when a file is opened. This would save time in that the designers would not have to remember to do the manual update.
I suppose a config.pro option setting that would allow the update to be automatic or manual would also be nice so the system admin could control if they want this option.
1. Describe your environment: What is your industry? What is your role in your organization? Describe your stakeholders. We design large structures and have a steady turn-over of designers who are contractors. This leads to many changes to the config.pro file and often the template files do not get updated at every change to the list.
We are in the energy business sector, designing large centrifuges and the supporting building structure.
I am the Creo/Windchill system administrator and responsible for updating the restricted parameter list across 3 systems.
The designers would benefit from this proposed change as it would save them time if the list was automatically updated. We have about 10 active designers.
2. What version of Creo Parametric are you currently running? Creo 188.8.131.52 on one system, c Creo 4 M080/M150 on the other 2 systems. Both Creo 4 systems are on the schedule for upgrade to Creo 184.108.40.206 or higher in January. 3. Describe the problem you are trying to solve. Please include detailed documentation such as screenshots, images or video. I am trying to get the restricted parameter list to update automatically so the users do not have to go through the menus to do it manually. 4. What is the use case for your organization? Update the names used in drawing sign-offs in a more timely and less work for the designers by doing this one function automatically. 5. What business value would your suggestion represent for your organization? There would be a time savings if this list updated automatically. The user has to contact me to get the list changed but then for every drawing, they have to manually update the list imbedded in the file. A lot of times, they forget to manually update the list and I get asked to add a name that is already in the list.
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1. Describe your environment: What is your industry? What is your role in your organization? Describe your stakeholders. I am the engineering manager in a heavy machinery manufacturing business. Our stakeholders are mechanical designers, process engineers and assembly staff. Our industry is quite low volume (approx. 100 machines per month) but very high mix (several billion possible combinations of an assembly based on options on the price list). 2. What version of Creo Parametric are you currently running? Creo Parametric 220.127.116.11 3. Describe the problem you are trying to solve. Please include detailed documentation such as screenshots, images or video. To integrate properly with our PDM Link installation we need to add parameters to the process plan file, which are mapped to IBAs in Windchill. We also need standard views to be available, e.g. Front, Left, etc. so that when we are creating a drawing showing the steps that are required, we can easily create the required views. Because there is no start part for a process plan, it is impossible to create these parameters and views easily, without resorting to using something like Modelcheck to create them for you. 4. What is the use case for your organization? We need to provide step by step instructions for certain assemblies, in order to control process, improve training and ultimately improve the cost of quality by reducing rework. Pro/Process (process plans in Creo) is an ideal solution for this, but we cannot use it currently in an efficient way because of the difficulties in integrating with our PDM system. 5. What business value would your suggestion represent for your organization? The ability to easily create process plans of complex assemblies, using familiar tools to the design engineers, will improve speed of training, such that we could get new employees up to speed more quickly, while also improving the cost of quality.
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