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Revision of drawing


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I am using Pro/E 2001... I used to do Design Change on my design frequently... and I will have a print out copy of every issued part of my design before & after changes...

every time I have a design change on my part... For example: I change the length of my part from 10mm tp 20mm...

the drawing will directly change the dimension from 10mm to 20mm.. immediately after i change the part... is there any method to keep track of the previous dimension before change??

I mean the drawing will show the previous dimesion & also the new dimension... together with the revision No. on it ... So that I can know what is the dimension before change...

Can anyone please help me...?


laser guy

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We track ours in the rev block, it would say 20mm dim was 10mm next to the rev with date and initals. Having been a machinist in the past, you will just confuse the poor person making the part if you start putting lots of old dims on the drawing.



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I agree with Laser. I started on the shop floor and I can promise you you'll be cussed and when the pc gets scrapped the argument will be I made it to the print, let engineering eat it. Even if you identify the old dims clearly, there will be confusion.