By following these tasks, you can create and customize your own hole management reference data for placing hole traces.
Define Smart Occurrence Hole Rules
Hole traces are smart items placed on structure in the model based on decisions made in the smart occurrence hole rules. You can customize the decisions made by the rules delivered with the software. For more information, see Smart Occurrence Hole Rules.
Create Hole Trace 2D Symbols
Most hole trace smart items use 2D symbols. You can customize the symbols. For more information, see Hole Trace 2D Symbols.
Define Cableway Symbol Services Rules
Cableway and cable tray hole traces use rules that select a smart item with a 2D symbol and fixed parameters, based upon the cableway size. You can customize the smart items selected. For more information, see Cableway Symbol Services.
Define Best Fit and Clearance Rules
General and combined hole traces use rules that select a smart item with a 2D symbol and parameters calculated based upon clearance rules. You can customize both the symbol file selected and the clearances. For more information, see Best Fit Symbols and Best Fit Clearance Rules.
Add Hole Trace Smart Classes to the Catalog
Hole trace reference data is bulkloaded into the catalog, defining the hierarchical smart class structure in the catalog, individual smart items, and relationships between the different types of reference data. You can customize the catalog. For more information, see Hole Traces Workbook.