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Weight of part in drw

Beam

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Hi everybody


I have noticed that mass prop does not update in drawing if changes have been made to model and opening drawing alone. I have a parameter ''WEIGHT=mass_prop'' that report the weight in a table of my drw.


Ex. I have an assy drw showing proper totalweight of all models. I have made a subsequent change in the assy model, like suppressing part or parts, I regenerate,save and exit the model.


When I open the drw alone next timewithout the updated model the properweight reflecting supprerssed parts does not updated in the drw,it show up theweight before,changes. I havetried everything, Edit/Update/Model, Edit/Update/Draft,Update sheet, Update Table....


It seems that the model must be in session an opened to update the drw. For large assy it is a pain and obliged, to make slight change in the drw, to open as well a large model.


What is wrong in my technique.


Beam
 

contour

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I GUESS YOU MEAN PARAMETER "pro_mp_mass" or "mp_mass("")?


SET CONFIG PARAMETER "mass_property_calculate" TO "automatic";


REGENERATE
 

Beam

New member
Thank youvery much contour


That was the way to do it..


Effectively it was "mp_mass" and not mas_prop"


It works now as it had to do.


Beam
 

contour

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"AUTOMATIC" MASS PROPS CALCULATION WORKS EVERY REGENERATION. THIS CAN BE ANNOYING. YOU CAN UPDATE REPORT PARAMETERS MANUALLY BY CLICKING "GENERATE REPORT" IN "SET MASS PROPS" WINDOW.
 

Beam

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Thx again


Effectively I had noticerd that to generate a proper calculation in parameters of the model I had to execute a report in mass prop of the setup menu.


Beam
 

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