Use the Extract Text to capture Part Accountability Name, Parts List from a BoM and specs, plus more!
Glean specs from the notes. Balloon the notes and open the item in the Bill of Characteristics. Highlight the spec and right-click and select Add to Specs. This data will populate Form 2 for you. [...]
When working with the characteristics, users can now undock the list of requirements for a double screen experience. Maximizing your control and visibility to the characteristics on one screen and viewing the ballooned print on [...]
Renumber a missed balloon by dragging it up or down in the BoC, or open the Characteristics Properties and changing the CN (Characteristic Number) in the upper left corner to the appropriate number.
When finished with your ballooning, check your work by Pressing CTRL and W on your keyboard, for a virtual white out. Use the pan tool to find if you missed anything and balloon it.
No problem. Create a new revision and click the check box to lock the balloons so renumbering is disabled. Characteristic number 7, for example, will always be number 7 on this saved part.
Under TDP, click New Drawing Revision and then you can replace your drawing, already ballooned, with data with the new revision, thus preserving the data. Just modify what has changed on that revision. Plus you [...]
On the Drawing menu, select to automatically sub balloon places, such as 4X Diameter .234 will automatically populate 4 sub balloons, so when you enter the actuals, you will know exactly which diameter may be [...]
No problem! Click all the characteristics that apply and right-click to select Edit Multiple Characteristics and select the item you want to assign to these, such as Comment, Key Designation, etc.