To work with variants, we need an additional feature in Windchill.
During first configuration, variant parts are produced for all configured nodes.
The current versions structure is passed in an ERP system.
After a change, while reconfiguring the variant Specification using the option Update Module Variant, the top level variant and all sub levels variant should be updated (iterating)
"Reconfigure" Variant Specification --> "Update Module Variant" is not iterating substructure variant parts, but creating new variant parts in Windchill PDMLink 10.1 M040.
PTC SPR 4635758:
We definetely need this feature.
Lot of exchange with PTC product management about this topic
Today we use an quite heavy customization on top of the out of the box mecanism
made by the consultants from
Wincom Consulting, PTC Windchill customization and services -
any news about this point ?
@Gregory can you tell us more about the Wincom dev please?
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