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The best referencing for cabling is...?


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I started doing Pro/Cabling before the shrinkwrap funtionality existed. I still use the old-school technique of skeleton models. I assemble the skeletom models into the assembly thatI want to use references from, then copy references as needed into the skeletomn model. (feature/data sharing/copy geom)


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Hi Mugen<?:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" />

Thanks for your reply.

AsI said, and as I'm sure you'll agree, there is always a compromise.

I have a lot of references, and your workaround like mine means the assembly needs to be in session to update the skeleton - so there's also a dependency through the assembly. I guess I just don


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I suggest making a small "T" part that consists of datum curves and axis that can be assemble in your cabling assembly and referenced only your connector parts and/or FIXed to their 3D location as a junction to route a networkthru. I will be presenting this technique at the Orlando Conference in June 2005.

for my previous presentation see the Routed systems tech committee page on ptcuser.org