Have a couple of question about the tabs that says 'Custom' & Configuration Specific'.
Which should I use to input my text data?
Custom properties apply to the whole part/assembly/drawing and ALL configurations within those files. Configuration Specific only apply to one configuration.
For example, if you have a part file with multiple configurations and each configuration has a different part number this information should be captured as a Configuration Specific property. You can put in a different Part Number for each config.
If your file only has one configuration all the property data should be in the Custom area - someone else may be able to show an example of using config specific props with single-config part.
If your file has multiple configurations but a property is common for all, this property should be in the Custom area. For example if all configurations use the same finish or blank.
If you have the same property listed in both the Custom area AND the Configuration Specific area, then the Configuration Specific version of the data overrides the Custom version of the data.
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