|This task shows you how to extract bending data from Bendable Pipes and Tubes and transfer it into a Microsoft Excel worksheet. Bending data can be fed into Bending machines to precisely create bends in bendable tubes and pipes.|
|1.||Using Windows Explorer, locate the intel_a\code\command subdirectory.|
|2.||Copy the files
PslTubingExtractTemplate.xls to C:\temp
(with read-write access). Select the two files and click the right mouse
button. Click Properties
in the drop-down menu that displays. The Properties dialog box will
display. Uncheck the Read-Only option.
|3.||In the specifications tree, select the
logical line or distribution system under which the run containing the
bendable objects has been placed.
|4.||Click Tools - Macro
- Macros. The Macro dialog box will display. Select
External File from the drop down
list, select PslTubingExtract.CATScript
and click Select. The Select
External File dialog box will display. Select
PslTubingExtract.CATScript and click Open.
This will again display the Macro dialog box.
Select PslTubingExtract.CATScript and
click Run. Data will be extracted
from the bendable objects and displayed in an Excel worksheet, part of
which is displayed below. (CATIA will create the table, but you must have