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Check in question for drawing


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I got a drawing showing some dimensions for a big assembly. This drawing is meant to just show some dimensions needed for the supplier, so he can manufacture a transportation cover for the assy. So, I suppressed and hid some parts and sub assys that were not of intererest in the drawing, which resulted in a lot of + marked parts.

We are only interested in submitting the drawing to CS, not parts or sub assys.

Is there a workaround for not having tocheck inthe + marked parts whenchecking in only the drawing?(they are a mix of released and in work parts/assys)? I was thinking of having the drawing active in proE, and updating the + marked parts in my WS, then saving the drawing again, and submit it to WS?

Any help appreciated!


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Just supressing members shouldnt report them as changed, only the assy or sub-assy's where you supressed them. Suspect you made layer changes and saved the states causing pro/e to flag them as modified.
I often use the update as you mentioned to get rid of these unwanted changes before check-in but you need to do the update after you save the drw to WS.

A better way to handle this is by using simplified represetations of the main assy. You can then hide excluded parts and sub-assy's without changing anything but the main assy. In the drawing (properties of main drw view) you just need to change to your simplified rep instead of master rep.

I deal with configured products were we have thousands of different combinations possible. All customers ask for a 3D-model of their version of the product, and if built with caution, simplified reps make it very easy to create these customised models.

Using supression you will have to re-do everything if you need to bring up that drw again.

Hope this can be of any help to you