(Eng) Alternative Structure Browser

Posted on July 20, 2011

1304366382_content-treeI recently made an article about the use of XSLT to transform an Aras Innovator exported BOM into a xgmml schema in order to have a graphic representation of the BOM with an external graphical library. In the video i was showing that i could export the BOM as an XML file, I was processing it with the XSLT file through Microsoft Visual Studio and then I was loading the resulting XGMML file on the graphical library website. So it was definitively just a first step before including it in Aras Innovator interface. I was expecting to do this for the end of the summer even though schedule is really booked. But it happenned to be much easier than expected. That’s clearly the kind of surprise Aras provides you with. Many times I’m just like “oh ok, wasn’t that hard”.

So here is the automatized process:

XGMMLProcess

Here is what it looks like on the demo database:

full view

closeup

And here is a demonstration video for its installation and use:

Yoann Maingon

Yoann Maingon is an Entrepreneur and a PLM enthousiast. He is our main blogger at Minerva as he has been publishing articles about General PLM concepts and Aras Innovator for more than three years.

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