I don't believe so. Pro/REPORT will give you a listing of all the feature
dimensions in a model, but drawing reports do not. Nor is there an Info menu
that's suitable, nor anything else in Tools. I'm sure this is just another
thing that PTC figured its rich clientele would buy Pro/TOOLKIT and hire a
couple programmers to solve.
Would this idea be of any use - in Pro/Program save the design program
and with a C/korn/bourn or M$ VBscript, extract all the lines in the
program that has a = in it into another file.
you'll see d0 = 0
d1=8. and so on within the program.
mind you, you'll get some of the following as well.:
SECTION NAME PLACEMENT = LINEAR
Doing a quick look in a simple model (part) all the dimensions are in
Now for an assembly...............................................
As long as you're just parsing a file, I don't see why not. You'd get all
the feature dims this way and, providing you knew what 'feature 23 d12'
refered to, it could be of some use. The problem, in general, seems to me to
be that such a table or text file isn't associative. Unless you can click in
a cell and get something on screen to highlight, you don't know what
anything in your table refers to. Maybe you could go through your model and
give every dimension a meaningful variable name. But as to this suggestion
and yours, Stu, it seemed to me that JJ was looking for something built in,
already available. Not a weeklong project. The other problem is that a
complete listing of model dims doesn't begin to replicate the dimensioning
of a drawing which may have created dims, the dimensions of assemby
features, annotations, etc. These would not come through even a complete
listing of model/assembly dimensions.
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