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TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0

This tutorial shows you how to convert the unit for a part model in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. To begin, open a Pro/E part file which you want to convert its unit. The part shown below was created using inch as the dimensions unit.

ProE Wildfire Convert Units for part model - start

Click Edit > Setup from the top menu to access the setup menu manager.

ProE Wildfire Convert Units for part model - file > edit

In the setup menu manager, pick Units to change the part model units.

ProE Wildfire Convert Units for part model - setup menu manager

The Units Manager dialog box appears. Choose the desired units system and hit the Set button to proceed.

ProE Wildfire Convert Units for part model - Units Manager dialog box

Next, in the Changing Model Units dialog box, pick the appropriate conversion option.

Convert Dimension – Will convert the model dimensions by multiplying the dimension value. The size of the model will remain the same after the convert dimension.

Interpret Dimensions – the dimension values will be maintained. The size of the model will be different after the interpret dimensions conversion. This option is very useful when you used a wrong part template.

ProE Wildfire Convert Units for part model - Change units dialog box

The image below shows you the results after the unit conversion (convert dimension).

ProE Wildfire Convert Units for part model - done

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