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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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  • What’s new in Creo Parametric 5.0: Automatic Simplified Representations

    What’s new in Creo Parametric 5.0: Automatic Simplified Representations

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric 5.0, simplified representations have been enhanced by reducing the multiple predefined representations down to the Automatic Representation. In an Automatic...

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  • Creo Parametric 5.0 Tip- Information About Material Parameters

    Creo Parametric 5.0 Tip- Information About Material Parameters

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric, you can create and modify material data using the Materials and Material Definition dialog boxes, which are shown here respectively. Material data can be...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Settings that Change How Assembly Constraints are Applied by Default

    By Natasha Reaves When the assembly constraint type is set to Automatic, Creo creates constraints based on what geometry you choose and their relative locations and values of thresholds set in the...

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  • Tips for Implementing MBD with Creo Parametric

    Tips for Implementing MBD with Creo Parametric

    By Scott Hendren You can loosely define MBD as the integration of Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI), which can include dimensions, tolerances, notes, surface finishes and so on, directly...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: The Setting that Prevents Sketcher from Zooming Out When You Rotate the Sketch

    Creo Parametric Tip: The Setting that Prevents Sketcher from Zooming Out When You Rotate the Sketch

    By Natasha Reaves One of my students recently asked me about this topic in the Creo class I was teaching, so i wanted to share with everyone in case it can help someone else! If every time when...

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  • Creo Tip: The Difference between Merge/Inheritance and Copy Geometry Features

    By Natasha Reaves Both Merge/ Inheritance and Copy Geometry options are located in the Get Data Group in the Model Tab. The Merge/Inheritance feature is the way you incorporate one complete solid...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: About Flexible Components

    By Natasha Reaves A flexible component is defined as a part that is displayed in different geometric representations and can be included in an assembly in its various states. With flexible...

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  • Leaf Spring Sketch in Creo

    Leaf Spring Sketch in Creo

    By Nate Frazee When modeling a leaf spring, the length of the spring stays constant, while the radius changes size based on the amount of compression. This design intent can be captured in the...

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