Replacement Models provide an easy way to specify models which can replace the assembly or part against which they are registered.
For example, if you have a variety of different feet for a table leg, you could add each one as a replacement model of the foot that is already in the table leg assembly, and then use rules to choose which one of them to use.
As well as replacing a model with one of a fixed set of replacement models, you can also replace a model with another model which is also driven by DriveWorks, for more information about using replacement models, and some advanced scenarios, check out the How To: Replace a Component With a Static or Driven Replacement Model help topic.
This option will display the captured parameters that are missing.
A missing parameter is one that is captured but has since been removed or renamed in SOLIDWORKS.
|Show only missing - unchecked||Show only missing - checked|
|The images used above show missing dimensions, the principle is identical for Replacement Models.|
To add a replacement model to the part or assembly, simply click the "Browse..." button and browse for the part or assembly to add.
To remove a replacement model from the part or assembly, select the model in the list, and click the "Remove" button.
How To: Replace An Instance With A Driven Replacement Model
How To: Replace a Component With a Static or Driven Replacement Model
Available for a captured part or assembly. A part or assembly which can replace the part or assembly against which it is captured.