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  • Creo Parametric Tip: A New Definition Option for the Datum Point Feature

    Creo Parametric Tip: A New Definition Option for the Datum Point Feature

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric a datum point can be used as a construction element when modeling geometry or as a known point for performing computations and model analyses. Datum points can...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: How to Add and Assign an Appearance to a Model

    Creo Parametric Tip: How to Add and Assign an Appearance to a Model

    By Natasha Reaves Creo Parametric allows you to customize the default system colors of parts and/or features. The Appearance Gallery is used to create, delete, modify, and save the appearance of...

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  • Rand 3D Webcast Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 4.0+ Questions and Answers

    Rand 3D Webcast Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 4.0+ Questions and Answers

    Thank you for attending my Creo Legacy Datums Webcast. If you missed the live webcast, you can view the recording here....

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Information About Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats

    Creo Parametric Tip: Information About Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric, the Bill of Materials (BOM) is a list of all the components needed to build the assembly. The BOM also lists the total quantity of each component included in...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Information About the Drawing Setup File

    Creo Parametric Tip: Information About the Drawing Setup File

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric, the configuration file options control the design environment for parts and assemblies. This means that the configuration file, known as the config.pro file,...

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  • Rand 3D Webcast: Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 41:01:54

    Rand 3D Webcast: Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 4

    In this webcast, Technical Training Engineer Natasha Reaves covers the basics of how to replace set datums with datum feature symbols. Learn to: • Create a Datum Feature Symbol • Convert a Set Datum

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  • Creating Creo Parametric Blends

    Creating Creo Parametric Blends

    By Trisha West Technical Trainer, Trisha West, demonstrates the complexities behind the Creo Parametric blend function in this video including the importance of start point alignment and adding a...

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  • Rand 3D Webcast:  Sweep Feature Essentials in Creo Parametric47:14

    Rand 3D Webcast: Sweep Feature Essentials in Creo Parametric

    The Sweep feature is a powerful tool and one of the fundamental ways to create geometry that runs the gamut from simple to complex within Creo Parametric. Understanding the Sweep features' advanced op

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  • Creo 5.0 Tip: Rule Based Chain Selection

    Creo 5.0 Tip: Rule Based Chain Selection

    By Natasha Reaves When creating or editing features using Creo Parametric, you may need to select a chain of edges or curves that are related either by tangency or a common vertex. Watch as Rand...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: 2D Box Selection

    Creo Parametric Tip: 2D Box Selection

    By Natasha Reaves Starting in Creo Parametric 4.0, when using an object/action workflow, you can use 2D box selection in combination with the selection filter settings to select only items of the...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Selection Using <Ctrl> and <Shift>

    Creo Parametric Tip: Selection Using <Ctrl> and <Shift>

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric, you can use the and keys in the same way you would with a Microsoft Office application, such as Word. In the main graphics window or the model tree, you can...

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  • Updating Legacy Datums to Datum Feature Symbols in Creo Parametric 4.0+

    Updating Legacy Datums to Datum Feature Symbols in Creo Parametric 4.0+

    By Scott Hendren If you are new to Creo Parametric 4.0, and have started working with drawings or the Model Based Definition (MBD) annotation tools, you may be asking, “What is going on with Set...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: How to use Pick From List to Select Entities

    Creo Parametric Tip: How to use Pick From List to Select Entities

    By Natasha Reaves When using Creo Parametric, it is recommended that you review a list of all of the entities that can be queried based on where the cursor is located. One way to query items is to...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: How to Convert a Diameter Dimension to a Linear Dimension in a Drawing

    Creo Parametric Tip: How to Convert a Diameter Dimension to a Linear Dimension in a Drawing

    By Natasha Reaves When detailing a Creo drawing, you can convert a diameter dimension to a linear dimension or convert a linear dimension that denotes diameter of geometry to a diameter dimension....

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  • Creo Parametric Tip:  Ruled Based Chain Selection2:00

    Creo Parametric Tip: Ruled Based Chain Selection

    When creating or editing features using Creo Parametric, you may need to select a chain of edges or curves that are related either by tangency or a common vertex. Join Rand 3D Technical Trainer, Natas

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: 2D Box Selection1:36

    Creo Parametric Tip: 2D Box Selection

    Starting in Creo Parametric 4.0, when using an object/action workflow, you can use 2D box selection in combination with the selection filter settings to select only items of the same type related to t

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  • Creo Parametric Tip:  Using CTRL and SHIFT Keys to Select Entities2:10

    Creo Parametric Tip: Using CTRL and SHIFT Keys to Select Entities

    In Creo Parametric, you can use the CTRL and SHIFT keys in the same way you would with a Microsoft Office application, such as Word. • In the main graphics window or the model tree, you can press and

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Pick From List Selection2:31

    Creo Parametric Tip: Pick From List Selection

    When using Creo Parametric, it is recommended that you review a list of all of the entities that can be queried based on where the cursor is located. One way to query items is to use the Next and Prev

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  • Creo Parametric Tip:  How to Convert Diameter Dimensions to Linear Dimensions1:49

    Creo Parametric Tip: How to Convert Diameter Dimensions to Linear Dimensions

    When detailing a Creo drawing, you can convert a diameter dimension to a linear dimension or convert a linear dimension that denotes diameter of geometry to a diameter dimension. Step 1. Select the

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  • 20 Practical Tips & Tricks for Creo Users

    20 Practical Tips & Tricks for Creo Users

    Get great tips and tricks on working with Creo everyday from our experts. Tips include: creating pattern tables using Excel, Spinal Bend, How to Scale Your Model, and more.

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