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drawing file setup

puppet

Moderator
ive changed my preference in the drawing files.. but i can not get it to auto load up my prefernce as default when ever i am making a drawing file.





i saved my changes as a new file new.dtl kept in

c:\wf\my options\new.dtl

is the space in the my options a problem ?
 

Israr

Active member
you need to put your new.dtl in the text directory where your config.pro is lying.

C:\wf\text\new.dtl and point this path in the pro/detail configuaration option in your config.pro



Israr
 

saymo

New member
also, the new dtl file will load with new drawings, but not with previously created drawings as there will be a snapshot of a previous dtl file being carried around with the existing drawing



RMB the drawing>Properties>Drawing Options, then choose the new dtl file.
 

Hora

New member
Puppet,



In config.pro set the the proper folder where your dtl file exists by setting the following variable:



pro_dtl_setup_dir



Also, please remove the SPACE character from MY OPTION folder. Pro/E is sensible to spaces. Use underscore instead.



-Hora
 

proed

Moderator
It's maybe worth making a mapkey to set the DTL file... We have several groups and we can switch between drawing setup with a simple mapkey / menu-pick. All they do is browse for the specific .dtl file.
 

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