How to designate multiple Model Annotations as Control Characteristics

Starting with Creo Parametric 7.0.2.0, we can now select multiple annotations in the Model Tree, Detail Tree, or the Graphics Window, and designate all of them to Windchill with a new option called Designation on the shortcut menu.

Two levels of designation are available:

  1. General designation
  2. Designation as control characteristics

Select annotations and right-click to open the shortcut menu. Click Designation and select the Designate or Control Characteristics checkbox to set the required designation status.

Now, there is a new configuration option default_annotation_designation, to define the default designation status of newly created annotations in the model. The valid values for this config option are: 

  1. none*
  2. designate
  3. control_characteristics.

Note:

 We now have a new user command option annotation_designation<value> that pushes the desired designation status to existing annotations in the legacy models.

The following values can be used with this command: none, designate, control_characteristics.

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