Scott Henderson

Technical Training Engineer<br><br>Scott Henderson is a Dassault Systèmes Certified Instructor. With expertise in CATIA, DELMIA, and ENOVIA, he has been leading training classes and providing on-site customer support since 2006, focusing primarily in the Automotive industry.

  • Scanned Data in CATIA V5: An Intro to Digitized Shape Editor and Quick Surface Reconstruction

    Scanned Data in CATIA V5: An Intro to Digitized Shape Editor and Quick Surface Reconstruction

    For many reasons, it may be useful to scan an existing object to use in CATIA. For this post, we’ll take a high-level look at the general procedure.

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  • CATIA Tip: Typing Commands

    CATIA Tip: Typing Commands

    What can we do when we know there’s a command we want in CATIA, we know the name of it, but we just can’t find it anywhere? Find out how to solve this problem in our blog post.

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  • CATIA Tip: Sketcher Booleans

    CATIA Tip: Sketcher Booleans

    Here's another another way to save some mouse clicks and some time in CATIA.

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  • CATIA Tip: Converting a Line to an Axis

    CATIA Tip: Converting a Line to an Axis

    Today we’re back in the Sketcher workbench. The plan is to create a Shaft so I’ve started drawing the sketch but the the line I’ve drawn needs to be an Axis instead of a standard line.

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  • CATIA Tip: Center Rotation

    CATIA Tip: Center Rotation

    Learn how to rotate a model in CATIA while keeping it centered on the screen.

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  • CATIA V5: Creating Drawings from CGRs

    CATIA V5: Creating Drawings from CGRs

    In this post we’ll look at how to create drawing views from lightweight CATIA files.

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  • CATIA Tip: Red Xs on Annotations

    CATIA Tip: Red Xs on Annotations

    Let's look at a scenario that sometimes arises when using the “View from 3D” function in the Drafting workbench.

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  • CATIA Tip: Floating Measurements

    CATIA Tip: Floating Measurements

    Measurements, by default, tend to take priority on the screen. If you create a measurement, it’ll “float” on top of any existing geometry. But if you want to turn it off, here's a quick tip to do that

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  • CATIA Tip: Multi-Pad

    CATIA Tip: Multi-Pad

    Learn how with the Multi-Pad, you are able to draw all of the shapes in a single sketch and let them naturally snap to each other so it’s easier to build.

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  • CATIA Tip: Sketcher - Drag for Arc

    CATIA Tip: Sketcher - Drag for Arc

    The CATIA Profile tool is a great way to draw a lot of connected lines and arcs all together. Having to pick the arcs from the Sketch Tools can get a little old.

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  • CATIA Tip: Double-Click to Repeat

    CATIA Tip: Double-Click to Repeat

    Ever find yourself using the same command over and over and over? It’s kind of annoying to have to click the same icon so… many… times.

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  • CATIA Tip: Circle Dimensions on Drawings

    CATIA Tip: Circle Dimensions on Drawings

    How to add dimensions in the Drafting workbench in CATIA

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  • CATIA Tip: Centered Rectangle

    CATIA Tip: Centered Rectangle

    Here’s a pretty common scenario: You need to start a sketch for a part – maybe it’s a block – and to get everything nice and organized, you’ve got to center it.

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  • CATIA Tip: Bypassing Sketcher Snaps

    CATIA Tip: Bypassing Sketcher Snaps

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  • Doing The Splits Part 3: The Final Stretch

    Doing The Splits Part 3: The Final Stretch

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  • Doing Splits the Easy Way: Splitting Surfaces in CATIA V5

    Doing Splits the Easy Way: Splitting Surfaces in CATIA V5

    The Split command is an essential tool when working with surface-based models in the Generative Shape Design and Wireframe and Surface Design workbenches.

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  • Doing the Splits Part 2: A Deeper Stretch

    Doing the Splits Part 2: A Deeper Stretch

    Learn options in the CATIA Split command, see what they’re for, and see why you might use them.

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  • How to Overcome a Tricky Surface Offset in CATIA V5

    How to Overcome a Tricky Surface Offset in CATIA V5

    By Scott Henderson You’ve built your surface and the hard work is done. The shape looks good. Every bend radius is correct and all of the fillets finally mesh well. There’s just one last step:...

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  • CATIA V5: Copying and Pasting Tips

    CATIA V5: Copying and Pasting Tips

    By Scott Henderson Copying and pasting is a great way to reuse data and save some time. A simple right-click > Copy or a Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V is all it takes to get started. To make the best of these...

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  • CATIA Quick Tip: Find 3D data from a 2D Drawing

    CATIA Quick Tip: Find 3D data from a 2D Drawing

    By Scott Henderson Do you ever have trouble remembering exactly which 3D model was used for the basis of your current drawing? Or have a hard time telling what a certain item on the drawing is...

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