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Programatic Fam Table Verify

lane0618

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I need to perform the following steps on all the part files in a directory:



open

verify family table(so that a .tst file is created)

save

close



Does anyone have any pro/toolkit(for pro/e 2001) code that does this or does something close to it?



Thanks!

Lane
 

dhbigelow

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What are you trying to do with the data?



It would be easier to extract it from the Family Table to the format you wanted.



Dave
 

lane0618

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I'm trying to get a list of all the family table instances for all of the parts in a directory so that I can determine any conflict before moving them to intralink. For example a conflict might be where two parts have the same instance name or a part has an instance that also exists as a generic, etc.



Thanks,

Lane
 

tham

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I've done this before using a Trail file. I also updated the instance tables for every part (as part of the trail file). This gave me the directory_name.idx file containing all of the family table instances.



To get the complete trail file, I used a UNIX shell script to take a list of parts and create the needed trail file. If your not using UNIX, I'm not sure what you would use to create your final huge trail file.
 

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