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12.2. Open file

Choose File/Open file and then directory $CADENAS_DATA\ data\ datasetup\pcon in order to load existing project configurations (threaded components).

For example, in the pcon folder, you can load the configuration (file extension *. cfm ) for the DIN_EN_ISO catalog. Choose file din_en_iso.cfm.

You can access the individual configuration files via the directory tree at the left. As soon as you click on one of these files, the related display structure (PARTconnection) opens.

The assignment (configuration) is made using the two fields needed sizes and assigned variables. This defines, in particular, part-relevant sizes such as thread diameter, length and head-height etc.


  1. Select the variable to replace in the assigned variables field.

  2. Select the variable to set in field unassigned variables.