Enhancement Details

Retrieving Family Table Instances Is Faster

Retrieving assemblies that contain Family Table instances is now faster. This is due to improvements in Instance accelerator files and in the retrieval of nested Family Table instances and instance dependencies.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Parametric
Version Wildfire 4.0
Product Functional Area Assembly
User Interface Location 
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

Instance accelerator files are used even though they may be partially out-of-date. This significantly reduces the need for regeneration while retrieving Family Table instances, even though changes have been made to the generic.

Retrieving nested instances of family tables requires retrieval and regeneration of the top-level generic only. Less regeneration reduces assembly retrieval time.

To control instance dependencies, use the configuration option retrieve_instance_dependencies with one of the following values:

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