IT had to create a profile for my PC...now all of my files that were created with SWB Macros aren't working. These are files that were created from downloads from Misumi, Bimba, PHD, etc.
. These are the errors i am getting:
Your default templates are not set. Open options dialog and select default templates item in the list. You will see empty boxes against part, assembly and drawing. Browse corresponding templates and that should fix an issue.
well...you're correct...those boxes were empty so I browsed for the corresponding templates and I'm not getting the error now but the SWB are acting very strange...this should just be a Bimba Air Cylider but it's pulling in several other parts into that file for some reason.
That's hard to tell. Those macros seems to be very specific with a specific workflow, so the best option might be to contact the supplier of the macro.
You may look at this troubleshooting article: Macros Troubleshooting: Issues And Resolutions
In particular your issue might be related to one of these:
These are discussed in the above article.
Check and make sure that you're templates doesn't have any starting parts or feature in them though I believe that is the case.
Looks like either your templates have geometry already saved in them, or the macros are creating part files with names that already exist, and therefore the assembly is pulling in those files instead of the freshly created ones.
I have not found any advantage to using .SWB files for this purpose. Just download parasolid. Even if you wanted to modify the original geometry, it's not like you can effectively modify the sketches because they come in undefined. Just because the CAD download site says it's "native" doesn't mean it's actually helpful.
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