Renumber Configuration

Renumber Configuration are customizable rule sets for the Renumber feature. Within this dialog, you will be able to define which elements are numbered, how the elements are numbered, and if the elements are tagged automatically.

Tool Palette Options

Number Component Separator - defines the character used to separate the Prefix - Starting Value - Suffix.

Grid Columns for Renumber Settings

  • Selection checkbox - used to select the row/rule
  • Enabled checkbox - when checked, the rule is turned on.
  • Auto Number checkbox - when checked, elements that adhere to the rule's element filter are numbered as they are modeled.
  • Single Numbering checkbox - when checked, elements that adhere to the rule's element filter and have an existing value in any of the rule's Write To parameter(s) are ignored when numbering.
  • Order - defines the rule priority when two rules are conflicting or searching for the same elements.
  • Description - used to provide additional information about the renumber rule.
  • Element Filter - used to define the categories and optional conditions that elements and their parameters are filtered against.
  • Prefix - defines the value that appears before the Starting Value.
  • Starting Value - this value can be either numeric or alpha, but cannot be an alpha-numeric combination. This is the starting value and the value will increment by 1 for each proceeding element tagged by the rule.
  • Suffix - defines the value that appears after the Starting Value.
  • Write To - when defined, the number is written to the specified shared parameter(s).
  • Tag Element checkbox - automatically inserts a number tag on the selected elements after the number rule has been applied.
  • Process Nested Elements checkbox - when checked, nested elements are numbered.
Common Numbering/Identical Part Number Determination band
  • By Parameter(s) - uses parameter(s) to determine if parts are identical.
  • Custom Determination - an option for advanced users to write PowerShell scripts to determine if parts are identical.
  • Enabled checkbox - when checked, the Common Numbering is turned on for the rule.
  • ITM Settings - This option is only available for Fabrication (ITM) elements. These settings are typically used to apply the same number to identical elements.

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