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Adding Costing Information to File Properties

You can add Costing information to a part's file properties in the Summary Information dialog box.

  1. Run the Sheet Metal Costing Tool_Costing_Tools or Machining Costing Tool_Costing_Machined.gif tool to get the Estimated Cost Per Part.
  2. Click File > Properties.
  3. In the dialog box on the Configuration Specific tab:
    1. In Property Name, select an item such as Cost.
    2. In Type, select Text.
    3. In Value / Text Expression, select Calculated cost.

      Evaluated Value displays the Estimated Cost Per Part that was calculated by the Costing tool.

    4. Click OK.

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