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Sketching with On-the-Fly Constraints

When sketching entities, you can manipulate constraints on-the-fly as they appear. • On-the-fly constraints enable you to capture design intent. • Constraint manipulations include: – Lock/Disable/Enable. – Disable constraints from appearing on-the-fly. – Toggle the active constraint. Figure 2 – Disabling a Constraint Sketching with On-the-Fly Constraints Figure 1 – Locking a Constraint …

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Reviewing Sketcher Theory

A sketch is a 2-D entity that graphically captures an idea with lines, constraints, and dimensions. • 2-D sketches are: – Sketched on a 2-D plane. – Placed on a 3-D model. – Used to create solid features. Figure 2 – Sketches are Used to Create Solid Features Reviewing Sketcher …

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Editing Features using Edit Definition

Edit Definition enables you to modify feature type, size, shape, location, references, or options. • Edit Definition using: – The dashboard ♦ Preview Feature ♦ Pause Feature ♦ Resume Feature – Drag handles – Context-sensitive options available by right-clicking Figure 2 – Modifying a Feature’s References Editing Features using Edit …

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Renaming Objects

You can rename objects with more descriptive names so that they are easily recognized in the model tree. • Objects that can be renamed include: – Features – Components Figure 1 – Features Before and After Rename Figure 2 – The Rename Dialog Box Figure 3 – Connecting Rod Renaming …

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Understanding Model Tree Filters

You can use model tree filters to control both item and feature type display. Figure 1 – Model Tree Items Dialog Box Figure 3 – Model Tree with Suppressed Objects Turned On Understanding Model Tree Filters Figure 2 – Model Tree Display Features Filter Before and After Figure 4 – Model Tree …

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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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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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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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Customizing the Ribbon Interface

You can customize the ribbon, Quick Access toolbar, and In Graphics toolbar in numerous ways to personalize it for your work style. • Add or remove icons from the Quick Access toolbar or In Graphics toolbar. – There is an individual toolbar for each mode. • Ribbon customizations: – Create …

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Understanding the Main Interface

The main interface includes the following areas: • Graphics window • Quick Access toolbar • Ribbon • Dashboard • Status bar • Message Log • Dialog boxes • In Graphics toolbar • Menu manager Figure 1 – The Main Interface Understanding the Main Interface There are many different areas of …

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