I have been testing the idea of providing a range of bend angles (0°-180°) within a K-factor bend table. For now, the "test" table contains 2 thicknesses 7ga and 26ga where the 7ga has a K-factor that is different from that of the 26ga. It works well, with the exception of a SW warning that is either intended, is a bug or is caused by user error.
When I apply the "test" table to a new 7ga or 26ga sheet metal part using SW09 SP4.1, I get a warning on the "Edgebend" features within the tree. I simply RMB on the parent feature of the "Edgebend" and select "Edit Feature." I do not actually change the feature at all. Instead, I select the "OK" button to exit the command. After picking "OK" the model tree warnings disappear without actually changing a thing.
I've included screen captures of the warning in the formed and flat configurations. I've also included a screen capture of the formed configuration after "tricking" SolidWorks into dismissing the message. The "test" K-factor bend table is attached too.
The same warning pops-up on the "Edgebends" in the flat pattern configuration (within the flat pattern feature) that SolidWorks automatically generates upon instantiating the model view or view pallette within a drawing. I have had more difficulty finding a process/workaround for dismissing the warning in the flat configuration. In fact, there are cases where I cannot trick the system into dismissing the warning and am stuck with it.
Has anyone come across this in applying a customized K-factor table(s) to a part? Any ideas what might be causing it and how to avoid it?