MULTICAx UD Plug-in
Methodologies and Advice
Initializing the Environment
Initializing the Environment for Indirect Mode
Initializing the Environment for Direct Mode
Importing UG Data
Importing Part or Assembly Files Interactively
Importing UG Data Interactively in 3d com
Loading a UG file Interactively into DMU via 3dcom
Translating UG files from the Command Line
Improved Associativity Support on MultiCAD Data
Snapping Imported Components
Retrieving the Part Attributes
Checking and Updating the Status of Assemblies
Replacing MultiCAD Links
Using Welds for the Indirect Mode
Welcome to the MULTICAx Unigraphics UD or U Plug-in User's Guide!
This guide is intended for users who need to become quickly familiar with the product.
This overview provides the following information:
● MULTICAx Unigraphics UD or U Plug-in in a Nutshell
● Before Reading this Guide
● Getting the Most Out of this Guide
● Accessing Sample Documents
● Conventions Used in this Guide
MULTICAx Unigraphics UD or U Plug-in in a Nutshell
The MULTICAx Unigraphics (UD) Plug-in
allows you to import:
● Unigraphics native data (*.prt) (part and assembly models). This import converts Unigraphics part
geometry into the CATIA Graphical Representation (CGR) or CATPart formats, which renders it readable by
V5. The MULTICAx (UD) Plug-in imports Unigraphics assembly files into a V5 product structure document.
You can perform this import interactively or from the command line.
The assembly import converts the Unigraphics assembly hierarchy into product structure, along with the
proper positions. No attributes of the assembly other than hierarchy, positions, and colors of the geometry are
addressed in assembly import.
The MULTICAx Unigraphics (U) Plug-in
allows you to import Unigraphics native data (*.prt) (part and
assembly models). This i