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    Removing read-only parameters from a downloaded family

    Hello,

    We have a family which is downloaded from the manufacturer. It has a list of greyed-out/read-only parameters. I would like to change 'Type Comments' because we use this for tagging. How can I made these parameters read-able?

    See below an images of the Type Properties from in the Project, and the parameter dialogue from the family editor.





    Thank you
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    Fold out the Identity Data Tab (in your bottom image) and you will see the Type Comment parameter there. It is greyed out in your project because there is a formula in that parameter. Remove the formula and you can fill in your own data.

    A good example of why I really don't like using manufacturers families.

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    Hi Robin,

    That's it! So simple, how did I miss it? Thank you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynamooo View Post
    Hi Robin,

    That's it! So simple, how did I miss it? Thank you.
    No problem !

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