DriveWorks Pro 15: Captured Assembly Structure [send feedback...]

Captured Assembly Structure

The captured assembly structure section enables you to choose the subassemblies and parts, which belong to a captured assembly, which should also be captured.

If you have a large assembly structure, you can use the search box to filter the tree.
You can double click on a part or assembly in the tree to open it in SOLIDWORKS.
Any suppressed or lightweight components will be shown in dark gray. Because they are not loaded into memory, DriveWorks Pro can't access any information about them or their children.

Capturing Models

To capture a model, simply check the box next to it in the assembly tree.

Uncapturing Models

To remove an existing model:

  1. From the DriveWorks Capture Assistant select Captured Assembly Structure
  2. Right Click the component to be uncaptured
  3. Select Uncapture Children

The warning message below will be displayed:

Select the following from the message:

  • Cancel - to cancel the uncapture
  • Yes - to uncapture the component and remove all captured information from the group
  • No - to uncapture the component but preserve all captured information in the group
    Preserving all captured information allows a model to be recaptured and have all captured information restored.

    This allows, for example, a sub-assembly to be removed from an assembly and recaptured outside of the existing assembly structure.

If you uncapture a model, and it or any of its children are not used elsewhere, and then save your project - the action cannot be undone. Furthermore, if you have already created any rules for the uncaptured model, then they will be lost. Before uncapturing a model, you may wish to make a copy of your group and projects.

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