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Inserting PP Instructions

This task shows how to add PP instructions in the program. 1. In the specification tree, select a reference program entity. The PP instruction will be added after this entity in the program. 2. Select Post-Processor Instruction in the Auxiliary Operations toolbar.The Post-Processor Instruction dialog box appears, allowing you to …

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Organize Machining Processes in a Catalog

This task shows how to organize machining processes in a catalog file.A catalog file allows you to display the machining processes list by means of the Catalog Editor workbench. Also, you use catalog files to interactively apply a machining process. All CATProcess documents containing machining processes to be used in …

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Deleting Features

This task shows you how to delete geometry from your design. You will delete a sketch on which geometry has been defined and you will see what this operation involves.If you wish to delete all unnecessary elements of a CATPart document, see Deleting Useless or Unreferenced Elements. To know how …

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Creating Lines

This task shows the various methods for creating lines: point-point point- Direction angle/normal to curve tangent to curve normal to surface bisecting It also shows you how to create a line up to an element, define the length type and automatically reselect the second point.Open the Lines1. CATPart document. A new …

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Creating Symmetries

This task shows you how to transform geometry using the symmetry operation. The Symmetry command applies to current bodies. Open the Symmetry.CATPart document for Part Design workbench. To perform this task in the Generative Sheetmetal Design workbench, open the CATPart of your choice. Click Symmetry  in Transformation Features toolbar (Transformations …

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Creating Thicknesses in catia

Sometimes, some thicknesses have to be added or removed before machining the part. This task shows you how to add thickness to a part or use thickness as a local modifier on a part.In this section you will also find information about: Ignoring Faces Extracting Faces Self-Intersection Open the Thickness.CATPart …

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Creating Drafts from Reflect Lines in catia

This task shows you how to draft a face by using reflect lines as neutral lines from which the resulting faces will be generated. In this scenario, you will also trim the material to be created by defining a parting element. Open the Draft3.CATPart document. Click Draft Reflect Line . …

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Creating Variable Radius Fillets in catia

Variable radius fillets are curved surfaces defined according to a variable radius. A variable radius corner means that at least two different constant radii are applied to two entire edges. This task shows how to create a standard variable radius fillet. After performing the scenario, also see Variable Radius Fillets …

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Creating Ribs in catia

This task shows you how to create a rib, that is how to sweep a profile along a center curve to create material. In this section, you will also find the following reference information: How to Define a Rib About Profiles Center Curves Profile Control Recommendation Open the Rib.CATPart document. …

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Creating Pockets in catia

Creating a pocket consists in extruding a profile or a surface and removing the material resulting from the extrusion. The application lets you choose the limits of creation as well as the direction of extrusion. The limits you can use are the same as those available for creating pads. To …

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