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Have you tried placement and editing workflows for Surface Finish in Creo 9.0?

Starting from Creo 9.0, it streamlines the surface finish placement and editing workflows, and makes them consistent with other annotation types. You get an immediate preview, consolidated placement options, a faster surface finish placement with repeat mode, and an easy… Continue Reading →

Did you know about Improved Workflow for Accessing Floating Licenses in Creo 9.0?

Starting from Creo 9.0, you can use the new Floating Licenses dialog box to add or remove a floating module in your session. This dialog box displays all the licenses available to you, and allows you to easily search and… Continue Reading →

Have you tried to replace a part with an assembly in Creo that contains the same component?

It was not possible to easily replace a component with an assembly that contains that same component, and have all external child references to be automatically updated. Starting from Creo Parametric 9.0, manual adjustments are not needed to replace a… Continue Reading →

Did you know about personalization of magnification level while using Zoom-to-Selected in Creo 9.0?

Starting from Creo 9.0, you can now personalize the level of magnification when using zoom-to-selected. Set the new configuration option zoom_to_selected_level to adjust the scaling of the bounding box around the visible area. This increases or decreases the level of… Continue Reading →

Evolution of MBD in Creo

This is a post from PTC. Continue Reading on PTC’s website Model-Based Definition (MBD) is the process of documenting the information necessary to manufacture and inspect a part or an assembly in the 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) model as… Continue Reading →

What Is Computational Fluid Dynamics?

This is a post from PTC. Continue Reading on PTC’s website Computational fluid dynamics is simulation and analysis performed in computer-aided design (CAD) software to calculate the flow of liquids or gases in or around a product. It is a… Continue Reading →

Did you know about the new Create Draft View in PTC Creo 8?

The new Create Draft View option allows you to select several entities (either created or imported) and convert them all into a new 2D draft view that could also be scaled. This is useful when you import legacy drawings that… Continue Reading →

Have you tried the new transparency control for quilts and bodies in PTC Creo 8?

Previously, transparency could only be set by persistently changing the assigned appearance. Now you can set the transparency percentage levels for solid bodies, quilts, and tessellated geometry without applying appearances. This enhancement also provides buttons to toggle the transparency of… Continue Reading →

Frequently Asked Questions About PTC Education’s Licensing Program

Cat McClintock in the blog “Frequently Asked Questions About PTC Education’s Licensing Program” discusses about the following You may already know that PTC offers free licenses of software for students at all levels through our PTC Education Program. You probably also know… Continue Reading →

Did you know about the new Dimensioning Scheme group for groove/butt welds in PTC Creo?

The Fillet Weld dashboard has been updated with Creo 8.0. A new Dimensioning Scheme group has been created for groove/butt welds. The dashboard contains the following groups: Position Type Edge Preparation Weld Size Scheme Lightweight Weld Trajectory Click here to learn more

How to import inseparable assemblies & embedded components in PTC Creo?

You can now import inseparable assemblies from the standard import profile dialog box. The inseparable structure is preserved when you import assemblies in Creo. The component glyph reflects if it is an inseparable component of the assembly. You can now update… Continue Reading →

Did you know about the selective removal of Dangling Beams in PTC Creo?

Remove dangling beams option is to remove beams that are not attached to a solid or another beam on both ends in beam-based lattice. Starting with Creo 8.0, you can control which surfaces should be used to remove the dangling… Continue Reading →

How to call out values of body parameters into a leader note in PTC Creo?

With Creo 8.0, you can to call out the values of body parameters into a leader note that is attached to that body. To do that, use the following syntax inside the leader note : &<parameter_name>:att_body For example, &BOM_PART_NO:att_mdl or &INDEX:att_body. When you… Continue Reading →

How to control geometry snapping guides while sketching in PTC Creo?

When sketching with the new tools, you have a better control of the snapping guides when snapping to draft entities or to model geometry (config.pro based options). With this enhancement, it is much easier to achieve the design intent. It provides… Continue Reading →

Create 2D Views for Sketch entities with Creo 8.0

The new Create Draft View option in Creo 8.0 allows you to select created or imported entities and convert them all into a new 2D draft view that could also be scaled. You can also create relation between several draft… Continue Reading →

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