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2.3.6.5. Activating the PARTsolutions interface in Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0

After installing the PARTsolutions interface for Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0 you can choose between different variants for activating the interface:

  1. The PARTsolutions interface should automatically start with Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0.

    1. Extend your existing config.pro (Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0 installation/.../text/) with the key protkdat. This contains the path to the protk<name>dat file, which can be found in the "iface" interface directory.

      Example:

      protkdat $CADENAS\iface\proewildfire\win\protkcreo5_64.dat

      Make sure the file name is correct.

      Adjust the file name according to your Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0 version.

      (For example: protkcreo5_64.dat)

    2. Start Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0.

      -> The PARTsolutions interface menu is now integrated.

  2. The PARTsolutions interface should only be available after manual activation for each start of Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0.

    1. Open the Tools menu in Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0.

    2. Select Auxiliary Applications.

      -> The same-named window shows up.

      Auxiliary Applications

      Auxiliary Applications

    3. Click on Register....

      -> The Register auxiliary applications window shows up.

    [Note] Note

    For this variant the process must be repeated for each start of Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0.

  3. In the PARTsolutions installation directory, under .../iface/proewildfire/win open the file protk<version>.dat (z.B. protkwf5.dat).

    Register auxiliary application

    Register auxiliary application

  4. In the Auxiliary Applications window, mark the new row PARTsolutions Interface and click on Start.

    -> The PARTsolutions interface now shows up in the Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0 menu bar.

    Auxiliary Applications

    Auxiliary Applications