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How to identify parts and assemblies imported from STEP/IGES?

A - answer How can I find Inventor IPT parts and IAM assemblies which were imported from STEP/IGES? I want to skip them in my iLogic ERP publishing script.

Just test your models (documents) for a presence of the iProperty “Preprocessor“ (STEP and IGES) or “Translation Standard“ (IGES). Warning: for STEP assemblies, this property is set only in the IAM file, not in the components.

So you can e.g. use the following iLogic code with the inquiry:

Dim PV
 PV = iProperties.Value("Custom", "Preprocessor")
End Try
If PV>"" Then MsgBox("IMPORTED")

Examples of imported models:

how find imports

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16.6.2020    1203×  
applies to: Inventor ·

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