Article - CS18803

Windchill system parameters PTC_WM_NAME, PTC_WM_PART_NAME, PTC_WM_NUMBER, PTC_WM_PART_NUMBER, PTC_WM_LAST_CHANGE_NOTE are not available out of the box in models or drawings when retrieving in a linked Creo Parametric session

Modified: 20-Apr-2022   

Applies To

  • Pro/ENGINEER and Creo Elements/Pro Wildfire to Wildfire 5.0
  • Creo Parametric 1.0 to 5.0
  • Windchill PDMLink 6.2 to 11.1 M010
  • Windchill ProjectLink 6.2 to 11.1 M010
  • Windchill PDM Essentials 10.1 to 11.1 M010
  • Pro/INTRALINK 8.x + 8.0 to 11.0 M010


  • Windchill PDMLink system parameters such as the following are not populated in models when retrieving from Windchill:
  • Is it possible to add system parameters such as PTC_WM_NAME, PTC_WM_NUMBER, or PTC_WM_LAST_CHANGE_NOTE in the Creo drawings?
  • How can I use Windchill Parameters in my Bill of Materials (BOM)?
  • The custom renamed system parameters for "Part Name System Attribute" and "Part Number System Attribute" under Windchill PDMLink >Utilities >Preference Management >Windchill Workgroup Manager >Mapping System Attributes and File Properties are becoming "Locked" by Windchill source and cannot be edited or deleted, this was not the case in Windchill PDMLink 11.0
  • System parameter PTC_WM_NAME doesn't pass from Windchill to CAD
  • Unable to add parameter such as PTC_WM_NAME to drawing template with error:
This name is reserved
  • How to display Windchill CAD Document Number of Assembly in its related drawing.
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