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Procedure: Routing with Logical Data and Networks


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Procedure Setup:
1. To avoid naming conflicts, it is recommended you save your work, click File > Close until no models
display, then click File > Manage Session > Erase Not Displayed.

2. Click File > Manage Session > Set Working Directory and navigate to the
PTCU\CreoParametric2\Cabling\Route_Logical_Network folder and click OK

3. Click File > Open and double-click CABLING.ASM.

Task 1. Route wires and cables using both logical data and networks.

1. Disable all Datum Display types.

2. Select Appearances Manager from the Appearance Gallery types drop-down list.

3. Click File > Open in the Appearances Manager dialog box.

4. Select WIRE_COLORS.DMT, then click Open.

5. Click Override all in the Warning message window, then click Close.

6. In the ribbon, select the Applications tab.

7. Click Cabling from the Engineering group.

8. Enable only the following Cabling Display types: .

9. In the ribbon, click Modify Harness from the Harness group and click HARNESS_1 > Done
from the menu manager.

10. In the ribbon, click Route Cables from the Route group.

11. Click Find in the Route cables dialog box.


◾ Click wire W-1 and drag to select through wire W-4, then click Add and click OK.

12. Notice the wire preview and click OK in the Route cables dialog box.

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13. Click Modify Harness and click HARNESS_2 > Done from the menu manager.

14. Click Route Cables , then click Find .


◾ Select cable CAB_1 and click Add , then click OK.

15. Notice the wire preview and click OK in the Route cables dialog box.

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16. Right-click to query and select the network location point.

17. In the ribbon, click Properties from the Locations group.

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18. In the Location properties dialog box, select Required from the Priority drop-down list.
◾ Click OK.

19. Click Route Cables , then click Find .


◾ Click wire W-5 and drag to select through wire W-8, then click Add and click OK.

20. Notice the wire preview and click OK in the Route cables dialog box.

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21. Enable Thick Cables .

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This completes the procedure.

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