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Did you know about Configuration Option to Control Reorientation of Model View in Creo 7?

Starting with Creo 7, new configuration option controls the reorientation of model view to the selected annotation plane when the annotation plane is set. The new configuration option reorient_when_annot_plane_set controls the default behavior of Reorient model when set check box… Continue Reading →

Creo Sketcher Mode: Nail Your Next Deadline with These New Tools

Mike Gayette in the blog “Creo Sketcher Mode: Nail Your Next Deadline with These New Tools” discusses about Eager to get that new idea out of your brain and onto the screen? Good news! Creating 2D sketches in CAD  is easier… Continue Reading →

Have you tried to report the designation state of annotations in PTC Creo 7?

Starting with Creo 7, new Annotation Designation Model Tree column displays designation state of each annotation which is reported to Windchill MPMLink. Designation states are as follows: Not Designated, Designated, and Control Characteristics. New search tool property Annotation Designation allows… Continue Reading →

Did you know how to create Dimension while working with GD&T Advisor in PTC Creo 8?

Starting with Creo 8, Dimension creation command is now accessible while working with GD&T advisor and create tolerance features. This streamlines the annotation process with GD&T Advisor and allows User to create required dimensions without exiting the tool. The workflow… Continue Reading →

Have you tried Placement and Editing Workflows for Symbols in PTC Creo 8?

Starting with Creo 8, configuration option attach_last_symbol_to_cursor controls whether the last placed symbol is attached to the cursor when you place a new symbol. Configuration option, allow_color_change_for_symbols defines whether the color command is active for the symbols placed in a… Continue Reading →

Four reasons why everyone is talking about additive manufacturing

This blog is published by Concurrent Engineering and in this blog “Four reasons why everyone is talking about additive manufacturing” Author discusses about Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) has captured the imagination of the manufacturing space. But why? Let’s find… Continue Reading →

Have you tried the new contextual Update Symbol Command in Creo 8?

Starting with Creo 8, new contextual Update Symbol command on the shortcut menu allows you to update the already placed symbol instances to their latest symbol definition. User can use this command if they have symbol instances placed in a… Continue Reading →

Have you tried the new contextual Repeat Command in Creo 8?

New contextual repeat command on the shortcut menu allows you to duplicate an existing symbol, copy its customization attributes, and place it in a new location. User can use this command when they want to quickly insert a new instance… Continue Reading →

Have you tried the new contextual Transform Command in Creo 8?

Starting with Creo 8, several new contextual commands for modernized symbols have been added to mini toolbar and shortcut menu in Drawing and 3D modes. Transform command- The new contextual Transform command on the mini toolbar allows you to quickly… Continue Reading →

The New High-Speed Milling Extensions for Creo Are Here

Mike Gayette in the blog “The New High-Speed Milling Extensions for Creo Are Here” discusses about Realizing high levels of efficiency in your subtractive manufacturing might be easier than you think with High Speed Milling (HSM) and High Speed Milling… Continue Reading →

Did you know how to add Text Symbols for Datum Feature Symbol Annotations in Creo 8?

Starting with Creo 8, new enhancement been added to make the text symbol pallet accessible for datum feature symbol (DFS) annotations. This new enhancement allows you to easily add standard text symbols to a datum feature symbol annotation and improves… Continue Reading →

How to include CGR Display data in exported CATIA (CATpart) in PTC Creo 7?

In prior releases, CATPart files exported from Creo Parametric included only BREP geometry, which resulted in models not being displayed in CATIA while in Visualization mode. With the new export profile option, you can now include CGR display data in… Continue Reading →

Have you tried Configuration Option to Control Reorientation of Model View in Creo 8?

Starting with Creo 8, new configuration option reorient_when_annot_plane_set controls the default behavior of Reorient model when set check box in the Annotation Plane Manager dialog box. Reorient model when set check box controls whether the selection of an annotation plane… Continue Reading →

Have you tried model tree column and search tool property to report the designation state of annotations in PTC Creo 8?

Starting with Creo 8, new Annotation Designation Model Tree column displays designation state of each annotation that is reported to Windchill MPMLink. The designation states are as follows: Not Designated, Designated, and Control Characteristics. The new search tool property Annotation… Continue Reading →

A New Era: Digital Transforms Physical

Nancy White in the blog “A New Era: Digital Transforms Physical” discusses about Digital transformation which is at the heart of PTC’s purpose, has proved essential in the face of disruption. Looking back on how life has changed since March… Continue Reading →

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