I used to be able to select a connector in Formboard, open the Harness Builder window, select Additional Parts, and select from the entire library of parts, sorted by ComponentGroup. The latest Harness Builder update, 2017.0.0.0, seems to have removed this functionality, and now I can only add Additional Parts when the ComponentGroup matches.
One of the primary use cases for Additional Parts was adding heat shrink to connectors with solder cup contacts. I've currently got my connectors sorted by ComponentGroup, i.e. Combo DSUB, and heat shrink sorted by ComponentGroup, i.e. M23053/5. I would previously select a connector, go into Additional Parts, scroll to the M23053/5 section, and select the appropriate size heat shrink. I can no longer do this.
Is there a better way to add heat shrink to solder connectors as a phantom/non visible/BOM only part in Harness Builder? Adding the ComponentGroup of every single connector series I might want to add heat shrink to my heat shrink part records seems silly.
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