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ADDING MANY ROWS TO CONFIGURED PROPERTIES TABLE BY PASTING IN DATA

shawn_crockershawn_crocker Member, OS Professional Posts: 90 PRO
@lougallo
I found this implemented improvement request.  

ADD MULTIPLE ROWS TO CONFIGURED PART PROPERTIES

How does this work because when I paste in data from google sheets, it lays in the data that fits in the rows that exist but shows an message about the other data not get pasted in.  It is not adding more rows as needed.

Answers

  • romeograhamromeograham Member Posts: 555 PRO
    @shawn_crocker
    Onshape doesn't currently create more rows in your example.

    When pasting data back into a Configuration table, you must make sure that there are enough rows and columns to accept the pasted data.
    Otherwise, Onshape throws the error, telling you it can't paste the data, because the cells don't exist.

    Note also, that then pasting data back in, you want to select all of your data except the header row. Don't change the column order or add (or remove) columns when working with the data in your spreadsheet program, since Onshape will not recognize new or re-arranged columns.

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,753
    Works fine for me - the number of columns must be the same, then you must select the left most cell of a row that already exists and press Ctrl+V. You cannot paste into an empty row.
    Director, Technical Services, EMEAI
  • shawn_crockershawn_crocker Member, OS Professional Posts: 90 PRO
    @romeograham
    Thanks for responding.  My experience is consistent with yours.  If data being pasted has more rows than are already in the configured properties table, the message in the picture gets shown.  Onshape is not just adding the extra rows.  In my case, I would like to add 1000 plus rows to this table and clicking on the add new row button will take all day.  Especially once the rows reach the bottom of the screen as is seems each extra row takes onshape one or two seconds to process before you can click the button again.  @NeilCooke I always feel a little in awe of getting to speak with  the master of the beams feature. Haha!  But seriously, The behavior you have described does work for me when pasting data into a configuration list but not in the configured properties table.  I would have just created an improvement request.  But, it seems the sited implemented improvement request in my original question seems to clearly be talking about the configured properties table, I'm wondering what should be my next action?

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