Inserting Features

You can insert new features or components in the model tree where desired. 1. Original model • One protrusion • Shell has square edge 2. Insert mode activated • Protrusion mirrored and rounds created before shell 3. Insert mode cancelled • Hole on left goes through mirrored protrusion • Shell …

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Reordering Features

You can reorder features in the model tree by dragging them to a new location. 1. Original model • Through All hole 2. Protrusion added • Hole no longer meets design intent 3. Hole reordered • Hole again meets design intent Figure 1 – Original Model Reordering Features Figure 2 …

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Handling Children of Deleted and Suppressed Items

In Creo Parametric, you have three options for handling the children of suppressed or deleted items. • Child handling options include: – Suppress/Delete – Suspend – Freeze Figure 1 – Children Handling Dialog Box Figure 2 – Suspending Figure 3 – Handling a Frozen Child Component Handling Children of Deleted and …

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Utilizing Layers in Assembly Models

Unlike parts, you can add components to layers in an assembly and hide the geometry of those components. • Add almost any feature to a layer. – Only non-solid geometry is hidden. • Add assembly components. – Solid geometry is hidden. • Cascading layer control available for layers of same name. • Placing external items …

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Creating Layer States

Layer states can be used to toggle between different layer displays. Layer States Example: • Create a Layer State in the view manager • Hide/Unhide Layers • Save updated Layer State Figure 1 – View Manager Figure 2 – Layer_State001 Figure 3 – Layer_State003 Creating Layer States You create Layer …

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Utilizing Layers in Part Models

When you hide a layer, only the non-solid geometry from the feature items added to the layer are hidden in the graphics window. • Add almost any feature to a layer. • Only non-solid geometry is hidden. – Datum features – Surfaces Figure 1 – Hiding a Layer with Default …

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Creating and Managing Layers

You can create layers manually by naming the layer and selecting geometry items or components to add from the model tree or the graphics window. • Layer Properties: – Name – Contents – Rules • Different icons for layers with or without rules • Set the Active Layer • Status …

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Understanding Layers

A layer is a container object that enables you to organize features, components, and even other layers. • Managed in layer tree • Uses include: – Collectively perform operations ♦ Hide/Unhide ♦ Select – Model management • Layer types include: – Default – Automatic – User-created Figure 2 – Viewing …

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Publishing Drawings

You can create a hard copy deliverable of your drawing. • Send the drawing to a printer or plotter. • Export the drawing to a different electronic format. • You can print preview the drawing. Figure 1 – Previewing the Drawing Figure 2 – Export Setup Tab in the Ribbon …

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Analyzing Drawing Associativity

Due to Creo Parametric’s bi-directional associativity, a change made to a model automatically updates in a drawing and vice versa. • Examples of drawing associativity include: – BOM tables update basedon added/removed assembly components. – Drawing views and shown dimensions update based on model modifications. – A modified shown drawing dimension automatically updates in the model. Figure 1 …

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