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February 2021 Community Noteworthy Posts!

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February 2021 Community Noteworthy Posts!



Below are the top engaging PTC Community threads for February!  See if your community username made this list! Or, read more about a topic that interests you!


February Top Viewed Noteworthy Posts


  • Creo:  Centre of Gravity (CG) for parts, assemblies and drawings to be shown as icon?


Contributors to the thread:  @pimm @KenFarley @ghkhkjhkjh @rrich-2  @BrianTaylor @Shahbazk61 @AntoniodeItaVen @Roy_Crerar 

  • Creo:  Simplify a Assembly into a part


Contributors to the thread:     TomU   @gnewman  @jgp_shanghai @StephenW @dgschaefer @JLG 

@Juanneumann72   @TomD.inPDX @RaphMORIN  


  • Creo:  Placement disappeared


Contributors to the thread: @trohwedder @MartinHanak  @CTool  @pace @bbrinser  @Brainjack @pace  @saravanang  @jnorris  @Chilan 


  • Creo:  Creating BOM table in Creo Drawing involving sub assemblies components


Contributors to the thread:   @MohaSharifi  @MartinHanak  @StephenW @Deepakjohsh  


  • Windchill:  What is a WT Part, WT Document, WT Object?


Contributors to the thread: @ptc-6026219  @AL_ANDERSON  @MikeLockwood  @KD  @BuddyHudson  


February Top Engaged Noteworthy Posts


  1.  Creo:   @kdirth, @pausob, and @Tdaugherty engaged with former Solidworks user @NR_9770144   shared some tips that can help make the learning curve less steep  when  Showing Motion with cylinders is a challenge


  1.  ThingWorx@DmitryTsarev started a discussion around Underscore characters in output from base64EncodeBytes


  1. ThingWorx:  The conversation about Custom code to get data using OData API  was started by @ptc-41657.

  1. ThingWorx:  @SO9699370 received an Accepted Solution for the issue regarding Error while importing google map widget


  1.  ThingWorx:  A PTC eSupport knowledge article was used to support the inquiry by @Ecko665 around Advanced Grid not rendering last column on Twx 8.5.3


  1. Vuforia:  @AceRothstein  started a discussion about Toggling of Shaders not working

Thank you, @Suraj_Patil for also contributing to the conversation!


  1.  Vuforia:  @AS16 received an Accepted Solution for the inquiry around Expand & Collapse Sidebar.


  1.  Vuforia:  @pjahn found some help from PTC Technical Support when he replied to this post regarding New Functionality:  Versions and History in Vuforia Expert Capture.


  1.  Vuforia@MAF started the discussion about Get scanned ThinkMark ID Value


  1. Vuforia:  The topic of Allow copy/paste of views (or some other method of duplicating a view proved to be a lively discussion with @ClayHelberg  @dsgnrClarK and @mwodarz_INNEO!

Thank you for contributing to the thread!


  1.  Windchill:  Great conversation started by @DanielScheidegg around Windchill without WindchillDS  Thank you @AndyHermanson, @MikeLockwood, @TomU, @RandyJones, and @AK_9115379, and @BjoernRueegg


  1. Windchill:   @yardsail revitalized a 2015 thread started by @BenitoRuiz How do I load a previous version drawing and assembly into the workspace?  Original Accepted Solution by TomU and a new helpful reply by @BenLoosli

 Thank you @Milender20 @alex57 for also contributing to the thread!


  1. Windchill:  @Henrik_F received a referral to a eSupport help article and an Accepted Solution from mlockwood-2 for his inquiry about STEP file publishing with revision information


  1.  Arbortext:   @kleind received Accepted Solution from @BLArts How to cut multiple lines?


  1. Arbortext:   @ptc-4791061 asked about  Arbortext Editor PDF font issue  Thank you, @GarethOakes for contributing to the discussion!


  1. FlexPLM:  @schandrasehkar bumped up a 2019 thread  Upcoming Webinar: FlexPLM Reporting: How to Use Query Builder  to receive help with a FlexPLM Join model


  1.  FlexPLM: This February a top viewed post created in 2017 Create in New Color Development Request so that is it associated with a Specification and therefore can be added to a tech pack was asked by @csmith-9 .  Thank you, @pbanerjee for contributing to the thread!


  1. Windchill SSE:  @rmuthiahkasthur revitalized the thread Upgrade from old version to latest 12.2.1   started by @kjain-2 and received links to PTC knowledge articles that help support the upgrade path.  Thank you, @RN_9813253,  for contributing to the conversation!


  1. Windchill SSE:  @ML_7184897 asked a great question related to PTC Integrity 10.5: Download change package content   Thank you, @pmaechtlen , for adding to the thread !


  1.  Mathcad: @AG_9821619 revitalized the thread from 2017 How to Read a Binary COMTRADE Data File started by @ppal Thank you, @LucMeekes for providing the Accepted Solution and helping out this month too!