New Design Part Variant Dialog Box

Use this dialog box to create a new design part based on an existing design part. The new design part has the same logical structure as the source design part.

Use the General tab to identify the design part variant.

See Attributes Tab/Page for how to view and change the user-defined attributes for the design part.

General Tab



Rules and Guidelines

Part Specification

The specification of the source design part.


New Variant

Type the new variant name.

The variant only changes the variant portion of the part specification:


The product ID, the part ID, and the PCS are inherited from the source design part.

The maximum length is 128 characters.

Parent Variant

Shows the source variant.



Type a brief description of the new design part.


The maximum length is 240 characters.

Related Topics

Attributes Tab/Page

About Design Parts

About Creating Design Parts

Creating a Variant Design Part