Article - CS4975

How to add instances back into family table that was deleted from generic in Windchill PDMLink

Modified: 31-Mar-2021   


Applies To

  • Pro/ENGINEER and Creo Elements/Pro Wildfire to Wildfire 5.0
  • Creo Parametric 1.0 to 7.0
  • Windchill PDMLink 9.0 to 12.0
  • Windchill ProjectLink 9.0 to 12.0
  • Windchill PDM Essentials 10.1 to 11.2
  • Pro/INTRALINK 8.x + 9.0 to 11.2
  • Windchill Workgroup Manager
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • SolidWorks

Description

  • How to merge family table instances back into the latest version of the generic when they have been previously deleted from the family
  • Cannot UPDATE or CHECK IN instances of a family table that are not connected to the latest family table
  • Documentation for restoring removed or deleted instances from Pro/ENGINEER or Creo family tables
  • Ho to insert back in the family table an instance that was dropped throughout the history of the generic while both at the same version level
    • For example, both iteration and generic are still at A (generic at A.15 and instance dropped at A.3)
  • Cannot check in a part referenced by another one:
 Warning: A newer version of this object exists on the server.
  • Unable to create an instance because the name already exists in a previous version of the family table
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