Kristian Lade

Help with adding sheet metal thickness custom property to data card

Discussion created by Kristian Lade on Nov 19, 2020
Latest reply on Nov 19, 2020 by Kristian Lade

I'm trying to add sheet metal thickness as a custom property and send it to the PDM part data card. I've added a new custom property with name "Thickness" and Value / Text Expression "Thickness@Part.SLDPRT". This seems to be working when I have a sheet metal part (i.e. the thickness is displayed in the part data card). But if I save a new part with just an extruded sketch (say I want a milled part instead of sheet metal), then the editbox in the datacard displays "Thickness@Part.SLDPRT".


This of course makes sense to me since I didn't add a value for the thickness. But is there a way for me to make it so that the data card for a non-sheet metal part (e.g. extruded or revolved bodies) will display nothing in the editbox instead of "Thickness@Part.SLDPRT"?


I hope this all made sense. Thanks!