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Creo Parametric

Setting Up New Part Models

Your company can create customized templates that can be used to create new part models. • Create new parts using the New dialog box. • Use customized part templates. • Part templates include: – Datums – Layers – Units – Parameters – View Orientations Figure 2 – Examples of Parameters …

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Managing and Editing Appearances

You can create and manage appearances and apply them to your models. • A company-standard appearance file is common. • Use the Appearances Manager to manage, create, and edit appearances. • Use the Appearance Gallery to select and apply appearances. • Apply appearances to parts, surfaces, or components. • Clear …

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Creating Style States Using the View Manager

Create a style state in an assembly to capture components in various displays and visibilities. • Style states are only created in assemblies. • You can set individual model display (shaded, transparent, wireframe, hidden line, no hidden) independent of the rest of the assembly or other components. Style States Theory Figure 1 – …

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Creating and Managing View Orientations

You can create and edit view orientations using the View Manager and Orientation dialog boxes. • Orientation dialog box: – Orient by reference. – Two references and two directions required. – You can reorient existing view orientations. Figure 2 – Typical LEFT View Orientation Saved View Orientation Figure 1 – …

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Understanding the View Manager

The view manager is a powerful, content-sensitive dialog box that enables you to edit how a model displays in the graphics window. • Use the view manager to create and manage: – Simplified representations – View orientations – Style states – Cross-sections – Explode states – Layer states Understanding the …

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Analyzing Basic 3-D Orientation

Manipulate the 3-D orientation of your design models in the Creo Parametric graphics window. • Keyboard/mouse orientation: – Spin – Pan – Zoom – Turn – Wheel Zoom • Additional orientation options: – Previous – Refit – Named View List – Spin Center Figure 1 – 3-D Orientations using the …

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Understanding Display Style Options

You can modify the display style of models in the graphics window. • Display style options: – Shading With Edges – Shading With Reflections – Shading – No Hidden – Hidden Line – Wireframe Understanding Display Style Options Figure 1 – Display Style Options There are six different 3-D model …

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Understanding Datum Display Options

You can independently control the display of datum entities and datum tags in the graphics window. • Datum entities include: – Datum planes – Datum axes – Datum points – Coordinate systems • Datum tags include: – Plane Tag Display – Axis Tag Display – Point Tag Display – Csys Tag …

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Managing Files in Creo Parametric

Creo Parametric is a memory-based system, meaning that files are stored within RAM while you work on them. • An object in system memory is In Session. • Erasing memory (RAM) – Erase Current – Erase Not Displayed • Version numbers are increased by one each time you save the …

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Working with Multiple Windows

The Window group contains commands for activating, opening, closing, and re-sizing Creo Parametric windows. You can also switch between open windows. • A window must be active to use all applicable Creo Parametric features. • The word Active appears on the title bar of the active window next to the …

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