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Friday, August 15, 2014

Tip of the Week August 15

Solid Edge - How to Embed Non-Solid Edge Documents in a Solid Edge File

Learn how to use the Binder tool to embed non-Solid Edge documents in a Solid Edge file (Part/Assembly/Sheetmetal/Draft).

We get revision requests all the time and it’s difficult to keep track of the work we did in a particular part/assembly revision number. One tool that’s really helpful in this scenario is the Binder tool: 

1.  Select the Application button > Manage > Binder :  

2.  Click Add and you can create new files: 

3. You will see a list of file types you can create:

4. In this example, we are creating a word file:

5. Hit OK.

6. The new file automatically takes the name of the existing assembly and is embedded in the SE document:

7. Save the assembly file.

8. In the future if you want to edit the document, all you have to do is go back to the Binder command and then click on Edit:

If you have an existing non-Solid Edge document which you would like to embed, use Create from File option:

Navjot Gill
Application Engineer
Ally PLM Solutions, Inc  

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