I am working on setting up data cards in PDM standard. I noticed that the flat pattern comes up as a configuration in the data card. Is there any way to turn this off? the flat pattern would have the same information as the folded configuration.
Wish there was, but no. PDM will always display all of the configurations as tabs in the Data Card. The only one you can hide is the @ tab via the Display > Options menu.
Yeah it stinks. I wish you could hide all except for the @ tab. That way you could force people to only change the one configuration.
It's a cheat, but you can set the variables to update all configurations so it doesn't matter what tab they're in and all values stay consistent across all configurations - if that's what you need.
That's what I do. But it would be nice to not have to explain what all the tabs are for when we really don't use them......
It makes me think having one sheet metal part with several configurations isn't the best way to do it. Not if there's a tab for each flat pattern.
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