Some history and dialogue can be found in the linked discussion above.
However, to date our PTC contacts still tell us this is impossible in your current product design. This is unacceptable in our eyes.
Please add a role or feature where a system admin can break EPMBuildHistory links and delete mistakes from the system. A recommended stipulation is that the links to be broken should be affecting non-latest iteration parents.
If the ability is limited to super admins and there is a consistency check that verifies that the CAD structure being affected is not the latest iteration for the affected assemblies, then this would be a VERY much welcomed improvement to the Windchill product.
Users make mistakes. Admins should have access to clean it up when the users report the mistake to them. Please fix this!
For futher clarity:
CAD Document Assembly 111 is created with child component CAD Document Part 333. This assembly should have used the existing CAD Part 222 instead.
User replaces 333 with the 222 CAD Part and Checks In the assembly again. Therefore, the latest iteration of the assembly is linked to CAD Part 222. The non-latest assembly was linked to CAD Part 333.
Admin deletes the CAD Part 333, selecting confirmation to break EPMBuild History link.
The CAD structure of the non-latest iteration of Assembly 111 no longer shows any evidence of CAD Part 333 in the structure.
All is well because the latest iteration of the Assembly 111 shows a CAD structure linked to CAD Part 222.