Measurements, by default, tend to take priority on the screen. If you create a measurement, it’ll “float” o...
See how to lock in a horizontal or vertical dimension in a CATIA drawing in one of 2 ways.
Here's another tip when using the CATIA Drafting Workbench. This tip will apply to cross section views when you are sectioning through smaller parts.
This CATIA tip takes us to the drafting workbench to look at the offset cross section view command. The location of the cross section cutting line can be created with 3 different methods.
Many first-time software users get confused on the difference between the depth options of 'up to plane' versus 'up to surface' because sometimes, they can be used interchangeably. Let's take a look.
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.
In this post, we will explain how to set up and run CATIA in admin mode in general, as well as how to lock options and settings for the end-users.
CATDUA is a part of CATIA V5 and a tool for repairing errors in CATIA files. CATDUA has many helpful uses and we strongly recommend using CATDUA before exporting a CATIA model to an external format.
Learn about Flexible vs. Rigid Sub-Assembly in this CATIA Assembly Design software tip.
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.
While point or tangency continuity is sufficient for most mechanical designs, curvature continuity is usually required for visually pleasing industrial designs that involve using polished surfaces.
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.
Here's another another way to save some mouse clicks and some time in CATIA.
Learn how to rotate a model in CATIA while keeping it centered on the screen.
Let's look at a scenario that sometimes arises when using the “View from 3D” function in the Drafting workbench.
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
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.
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.
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.