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section names

YY_8922822
13-Aquamarine

section names

Hi,

 

In the drawings standards, section names are: A, B, C, and so on.. (Except for the letters I, O, J, ...)
Is there a way to set the section names automatically A, B, C, instead of XSEC0001, XSEC0002, ....?

 

If this is important to anyone names such :XSEC0001, XSEC0002, please give us the option to configure it.

 

Yosef

 
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Put  your standard sections into your start part files and set the name once. You will then have the sections available when using the start parts. See example below, those sections are in the start part template.

 

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Involute Development, LLC
Consulting Engineers
Specialists in Creo Parametric
YY_8922822
13-Aquamarine
(To:tbraxton)

Hi

Apparently I was misunderstood. Each new section gets  XSEC0001, XSEC0002... , instead of getting the names A, B, C, ....

 

Yosef

When you initially create the section you will need to rename it to A, B, ..... but if you do that in a start part you only have to do it once. So by using a start part to define the names you predefine the sections and the names. Obviously you will need to alter the nature of the sections as in this example they are all planar but if you have standard sections you can define them in the start part(s).

 

In order to have this automated as new sections are created I am pretty sure you will have to make use of Pro/Tookit API to implement this as you desire. Perhaps one of the lower tier APIs would support this but I doubt it.

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Involute Development, LLC
Consulting Engineers
Specialists in Creo Parametric

Looked through all the options available in Creo 4.0 for config, nothing seems to affect this behavior. Similar to the default part naming (prt000x), assembly naming (asm000x), sketch naming (s2d000x), manufacturing file naming (mfg000x), etc. Hard-coded into the program, not controllable by the user.

Of course, if someone else has a way around this, I'll love to be corrected.

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