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Replace part by assembly using parameter

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Replace part by assembly using parameter

Hi,

 

I want to replace a part with an assembly using a parameter.

I only know the model name so I don't know if it is an assembly or not.

 

For example:

 

LUG_CODE == "101" or LUG_CODE == "102"

 

If I change the program like this, it can not replace:

 

ADD PART (LUG_CODE)

...

END ADD

 

Same for this:

 

ADD SUBASSEMBLY (LUG_CODE)

...

END ADD

 

I have read somewhere that I should use COMPONENT instead of PART or ASSEMBLY but LUG_CODE should be "101.PRT" or "101.ASM" then.

How do I know if  component "101" is part or assembly? Is there a function that I can use?

 

PS: I replace the models with an interchange assembly.

 

Kind regards, Koen.

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Re: Replace part by assembly using parameter

Hi,

I think that you cannot get information about component type automatically.

Just for information I am adding two links.

https://support.ptc.com/appserver/cs/view/solution.jsp?n=CS40839

http://support.ptc.com/cs/cs_26/howto/afu468/afu468.htm

MH


Martin Hanák