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Enhancement Details

Advanced Expressions Features for ATO (Options and Choices)

PTC Windchill Service Parts 10.2 M010 introduces advanced expressions for ATO (Options and Choices).

Product Information

Product PTC Windchill
Product / Module PTC Windchill Service Parts
Version 10.2
Datecode M010
Product Functional Area Configuration management
Product Family Management
Product Options and Variants
Product Structure and BOM Management
Product Structures, BOMs, and Configurations
User Interface Location  
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices Technical Information Creation & Delivery

Benefits and Description

The introduction of a new Platform Structures Module supports enhancements to the existing Manage Applicability feature.

When navigating a generic structure, the system evaluates the assigned expressions against the criteria specified by the user. It then filters the items in the structure based on the result of that evaluation. This ability to define complex applicability on assigned service information improves the re-use of information.

The new methodology for expressions uses existing Options and Variants functionality. The window where the options are selected window contains additional improvements to add the new boolean expressions that define service applicability.