Linking text file created from excel or some other source is a powerful tool in controlling parts and assemblies features and custom properties.One of the big hurdle is; text cannot be passed into Global variable (Global variable does not accept text). If global variable accept text, it will open up so many more possibilities. I have an enhancement request since last year. To get some traction on SW front I need some votes. Here is the SPR 640859. Please go and vote for it. Those who use text file to control parts and assemblies will love it. Thanks!