Select the source filter for copy across models - Intergraph Smart 3D - Help

Intergraph Smart 3D Molded Forms

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Intergraph Smart 3D
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10.1(2014R1)

You can perform copy across models without selecting a filter (No Filter) or by specifying the Source Filter.

Performing Copy Across Models without specifying a Source Filter

  1. In the target ship, click Edit > Copy by Family.

    The Select Copy Family dialog box displays.

  2. Select the Copy Across Model Family from the Copy Across Families hierarchy.

  3. Click Synchronize.

    The Copy by Family ribbon displays.

  4. In the Source Filter box, select the No Filter option.

  5. Click Create target group copy .

    The message As Source Filter is not specified, all the entities in Source Ship will be processed. This could take considerable time. Please press OK to continue or Cancel to stop the operation.

  6. Click Yes to perform the copy or No to cancel the copy and specify a different filter.

Performing Copy Across Models specifying a Source Filter

  1. In the target ship, click Edit > Copy by Family.

    The Select Copy Family dialog box displays.

  2. Select the Copy Across Model Family from the Copy Across Families hierarchy.

  3. Click Synchronize.

    The Copy by Family ribbon displays. The Source Filter list shows your previously used filters and the No Filter and Select Filter options. By default, your last used filter is selected. If this is the first time you synchronize the family, No Filter is the default.

  4. In the Source Filter box, select a filter. To select a filter corresponding to those in the source model of the selected copy across model family, select Select Filter. Select a filter from the Select Filter dialog box, and click OK.

    • The Source Filter box does not allow you to type a filter name.

    • You must create filters under Ship Filters to be seen from another model.

  5. Click Create target group copy .

    If the filter exists, the copy candidates are selected based on the objects associated with the filter.

    If the specified filter does not exist, the message Filter with the given name does not exist in Source Ship. Please enter the name of an existing Filter displays. Select Source Filter for Copy Across Models.