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How to link a WTPart to another WTPart?

joe_morton
17-Peridot

How to link a WTPart to another WTPart?

Is it possible to link a WTPart to another WTPart? 

The scenario is for electrical connectors where a plug has its mating socket. 

 

I don't see an out-of-the-box link for that, but I've heard of configurable links. Is that the way to go? Or is there a better way to capture the plug/socket relationship?

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Configurable links are probably the right way, but please be aware, that the collections don't work. You need to control a save as, revise, etc. manually or by customization. 

 

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BenLoosli
23-Emerald II
(To:joe_morton)

Build the completed unit as an assembly?

The structure will tie the parts together.

I appreciate the idea, but it's not ideal. A connector may end up being used in many assemblies. It would be hard to pick out which assembly was there just to show the desired link.

Configurable links are probably the right way, but please be aware, that the collections don't work. You need to control a save as, revise, etc. manually or by customization. 

 

See also this discussion

What is the use of configurable links in windchill?

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