With Creo 7.0, you can control the display of representation geometry without setting defined appearances or appearance states. This makes it easier to work with different types of geometry representations. You can select or clear the Boundary (B-rep) and Mixed check boxes to hide or show the type of geometry representation. To set the transparency for each representation type,... Continue Reading →
Did you know about improvements in Creo for placement of ordinate dimensions?
Starting with Creo Parametric 18.104.22.168, there's better control over the placement of ordinate dimensions that are created in models and drawings. This can be done by setting the detail option, default_ansi_ord_dim_aligned. Your options for this option are Yes - Align with the baseline dimensionNo - Stay at the position of the pointer until you place it. When... Continue Reading →
Do you like the improved appearance of handles, text, dimensions, and lines in Creo?
Starting with Creo 5.0, the appearance of handles, text, dimensions, and lines (2D and 3D) displayed in the graphics area have improved visibility. In addition, Lines Anti-Aliasing and Text Anti-Aliasing can also be controlled. For example - you can set Lines Anti-Aliasing to On even if the Anti-Aliasing is set to Off. I think these are improvements are definitely useful. What are your thoughts?... Continue Reading →
Did you know about these MBD related checks in Creo?
With Creo 6.0, PTC has enhanced ModelCheck to include additional checks for tolerances, annotations, features, and combined states. For example - Annotations that are not referencing any surfaces Annotations not included in any combined state ModelCheck can identify any combined states that are not following the naming conventions within the user defined list of names... Continue Reading →
Did you know that you can now control the appearance of Model Tree in Creo?
I think this is a neat enhancement in Creo. With Creo 6.0 release, the Model Tree appearance can be controlled and configured by users Setting Up the Model Tree You can define the width of the model tree - add columns and keep the Model Tree column at the default width or the width you... Continue Reading →
Punditas AI Advisor now supports Creo 4.0 M090
Punditas AI Advisor supports Creo 4.0 M090.Punditas AI allows users to learn more about “How”, What” and “Why” of these enhancements through Product 360 module. The picture below shows the Module groups and the corresponding enhancements added within each group. To try this out, please signup for a FREE trial at Punditas AI Modules and Enhancements... Continue Reading →
Punditas AI Advisor now supports Creo 4.0 M080
Punditas AI Advisor supports Creo 4.0 M080.Punditas AI allows users to learn more about “How”, What” and “Why” of these enhancements through Product 360 module. The picture below shows the Module groups and the corresponding enhancements added within each group. To try this out, please signup for a FREE trial at Punditas AI Modules and Enhancements... Continue Reading →
SWOT Analysis for your Model Based Journey
SWOT analysis typically includes internal aspects of your company as well as factors external to your company. However, we at Punditas have adapted SWOT analysis to include mostly internal aspects of your company for MBE initiative. This adapted version of SWOT Analysis in Punditas MBE Advisor is a strategic planning tool that’s used to evaluate the... Continue Reading →
4 reasons why your current approach to Model Based Enterprise(MBE) will not work
Having worked with numerous customers, I see 4 things that are show-stoppers as companies try to implement MBD (Model Based Definition) and MBE (Model Based Enterprise). Current approaches are - 1. Siloed 2. Disconnected 3. Non-collaborative 4. Non-inclusive Siloed Today, "to each to his/her own set of information" Information about current/target Maturity levels, People,Training needs,... Continue Reading →
Real time connectivity is crucial as you embark on your epic MBE journey
Model Based Enterprise (MBE) and MBD are fundamentally changing how we do business. As we embark on this epic journey, there’s a need to collaborate and be connected to the stakeholders on these 4 things- Developing company's MBE Strategy & Roadmap Getting feedback from select downstream individuals during the strategy phase (Ex: from key Design/Inspection/... Continue Reading →