CATIA V5 undo / redo operations.
If you use undo or redo operation, you might know it’s default set to 10 operations. You can raise a number in Tools –> Options –> General –> PCS tab. Set Stack size to the desired value. Continue reading “CATIA V5 undo/redo operations”
Screen capture tool – very useful tool in case you need to capture pictures from your screen in CATIA V5.
In case you are preparing any presentation, or you need to provide pictures of your model to your supplier, or customer, you can use function capture. You can find it in TOOLS > IMAGE > CAPTURE
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Do you know how to line-up your messy dimensions on the drawing?
If your dimensions are not organized into a system, or dimensions are not aligned according to each other, you can align them with command Line-Up. As you can see on the picture below, distance between dimensions is not regular. As well as distance between smallest dimension and part´s edge. And how to line-up dimensions on the drawing?
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Do you know how to convert surface to solid?
Convert surface to solid is pretty easy. You need to have enclosed surface and then use function Close Surface in Part design workbench. The result is solid.
And what if you get the error message like this? What does it means? Continue reading “Surface to solid conversion trouble in CATIA V5.”
How to extract geometry from CGR model in CATIA V5?
In case you would like to extract geometry from cgr file you cannot use common tools. CGR (Catia graphics representation) file only presents the outer surface of a part or assembly. This surface is tessellated (consist only of triangles). This format is only for representation. You can use it for clash analysis, measure distances between elements, etc. Continue reading “How to extract geometry from CGR”