What's New: Creo Parametric 4.0 > Data Exchange (Interface, Creo Unite Technology) > Step AP–242 Support – Core Semantic Product Manufacturing Information
  
Step AP–242 Support – Core Semantic Product Manufacturing Information
There is support for core semantic Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) when exporting to Step.
User Interface Location: Click File > Save As > Save a Copy. In the Save a Copy dialog box, select STEP (*.stp) in the Type box. Click Options to open the STEP Export Profile Settings dialog box. Select ap242_e1 for Application protocol and then select the Annotations and Rich content check boxes.
Release: Creo Parametric 4.0 M020
Benefits and Description
When exporting to STEP AP242, select the Rich content check box to include the export of product manufacturing information. By default only graphical symbols are included in the export. When you include PMI in the export, information can be read by downstream tools.
You can set defaults for all your STEP exports by clicking File > Options > Data Exchange. Under Export Profiles select STEP and then click Setup Export Profiles. For individual exports when required, you can easily override the defaults that you set.