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Chapter 2.  Open PARTsolutions from CAD systems

Table of Contents

2.1. Information on provided interfaces of the current PARTsolutions version
2.2. Integrating the PARTsolutions interface
2.3. Function check of the PARTsolutions interface
2.4. Opening the interface
2.5. CAD specific menu commands and information
2.5.1. AutoCAD
2.5.1.1. Standard information
2.5.1.2. Additional information
2.5.1.2.1. User library
2.5.1.2.2. Enhanced Attribute Editor
2.5.1.3. Administration
2.5.2. CATIA V5
2.5.2.1. Standard information
2.5.2.2. Additional information
2.5.2.2.1. Installation of PARTsolutions CATIA interface
2.5.2.2.2. Integration of PARTsolutions CATIA interface in the CATIA environment
2.5.2.2.3. Part placement
2.5.2.3. Documentation for the CATIA V5 interface
2.5.3. Creo Elements/Direct Modeling
2.5.3.1. Standard information
2.5.3.2. Additional information
2.5.3.2.1. Activating the PARTsolutions interface
2.5.3.2.2. Insert 3D - PARTsolutions placement dialog
2.5.3.2.3. Replace
2.5.3.2.4. Inserting parts into PARTdataManager "My parts" library
2.5.3.2.5. Connection
2.5.3.2.6. Physical properties from PARTsolutions
2.5.3.2.7. Export per Macro
2.5.3.3. Administration
2.5.4. Creo Parametric | Creo Elements/Pro 5.0
2.5.4.1. Standard information
2.5.4.2. Additional information
2.5.4.2.1. Activating the PARTsolutions interface in Pro/E
2.5.4.2.2. Insert model
2.5.4.2.2.1. Button Insert model applies for 2D as well as for 3D
2.5.4.2.2.2. Placement dialog - Sequence of clicks
2.5.4.2.3. Partial search
2.5.4.2.4. Insert connection from PARTsolutions
2.5.4.2.5. Insert 3D - Pattern recognition
2.5.4.2.6. Replace
2.5.4.2.7. Insert repeatedly
2.5.4.2.8. User library
2.5.4.2.9. Drawing Symbols
2.5.4.2.10. Adjusting sketch accuracy
2.5.4.2.11. Physical properties from PARTsolutions
2.5.4.3. Administration
2.5.5. Inventor
2.5.5.1. Standard information
2.5.5.2. Additional information
2.5.5.2.1. PARTsolutions pool path
2.5.5.2.2. Insert connections from PARTsolutions
2.5.5.2.3. Physical properties from PARTsolutions
2.5.5.2.4. Export per Macro
2.5.5.2.5. Trouble-shooting
2.5.5.3. Administration
2.5.6. MEDUSA 4
2.5.6.1. Standard information
2.5.6.2. Additional information
2.5.6.2.1. PARTsolutions integration
2.5.6.2.2. Activation of the PARTsolutions interface
2.5.6.2.3. PARTsolutions menu
2.5.7. MegaCAD
2.5.7.1. Standard information
2.5.8. NX
2.5.8.1. Standard information
2.5.8.2. Additional information
2.5.8.2.1. First start
2.5.8.2.2. Insert 3D - Part placement
2.5.8.2.3. Blend feature
2.5.8.2.4. Pattern features
2.5.8.2.5. Seamless
2.5.8.2.6. Add PARTsolutions commands to NX context menu
2.5.8.2.7. Physical properties from PARTsolutions
2.5.8.2.8. NX: Testing PARTsolutions parts in the Mechatronics Concept Designer
2.5.8.2.9. NX - Attributes: Units, category and Expression formula readable and optionally writable
2.5.8.3. Administration
2.5.9. Solid Edge
2.5.9.1. Standard information
2.5.9.2. Additional information
2.5.9.2.1. Determine unit
2.5.9.2.2. Insert connection from PARTsolutions
2.5.9.2.3. User library
2.5.9.2.4. Physical properties from PARTsolutions
2.5.9.2.5. Troubleshooting
2.5.9.3. Administration
2.5.10. SolidWorks
2.5.10.1. Standard information
2.5.10.2. Additional information
2.5.10.2.1. Empty assembly
2.5.10.2.2. Insert 3D - Pattern recognition
2.5.10.2.3. Insert connection from PARTsolutions
2.5.10.2.4. Export per Macro
2.5.10.2.5. Several SolidWorks versions in parallel operation
2.5.10.2.6. Physical properties from PARTsolutions
2.5.10.2.7. Troubleshooting
2.5.10.3. Administration
2.6. CAD encompassing reference of all menu commands
2.6.1. Insert 3D from the Standard and supplier parts library
2.6.1.1. Standard placement
2.6.1.2. "In Cylinder "
2.6.1.3. "On surface "
2.6.1.4. "Touching Surfaces"
2.6.2. Insert model (2D) from the Standard and supplier parts library
2.6.3. New view
2.6.4. Seamless integration of the PARTsolutions library in CAD
2.6.4.1. "Search" tabbed page
2.6.4.1.1. Search filter
2.6.4.1.2. Accessory part filter
2.6.4.2. "Catalogs" tabbed page
2.6.4.3. "Favorites" tabbed page
2.6.4.4. Tabbed page "View" - Variables in List view or Table view | View | Technical details | 2D derivation | Links | Topology
2.6.4.4.1. Determine variables in List view
2.6.4.4.2. Determine variables in Table view
2.6.4.4.3. 3D view tabbed page
2.6.4.4.4. Technical details tabbed page
2.6.4.4.5. 2D derivation tabbed page
2.6.4.4.6. Links tabbed page
2.6.4.4.7. Topology
2.6.4.5. Transfer to CAD
2.6.4.6. Settings
2.6.4.7. Update catalogs
2.6.4.8. Seamless with ERP integration
2.6.4.9. Trouble-shooting: Seamless by using of Offline CDs
2.6.5. Search for unmachined parts
2.6.6. Replace
2.6.7. Insert repeatedly
2.6.8. Extras
2.6.8.1. Load PS2 file
2.6.8.2. Load PS3 File
2.6.8.3. Run script
2.6.8.4. Release License
2.6.8.5. Settings
2.6.8.6. Event handling
2.6.9. Execute Geometric Search
2.6.9.1. Call
2.6.9.2. Actions in the search result list
2.6.9.3. Further actions in the "Geometric search (3D)" dialog box
2.6.10. LIVEsearch
2.6.10.1. LIVEsearch Toolbar: Context menu commands
2.6.10.2. Settings via dialog
2.6.10.3. Settings via PARTadmin
2.6.10.4. Currently supported CAD systems:
2.6.11. Partial search
2.6.12. Topo Search
2.6.13. Insert Connection
2.6.14. Settings
2.6.15. User library
2.6.15.1. Insert
2.6.15.2. Insert features into library (UDF)
2.6.16. About CADENAS
2.6.16.1. Licenses
2.6.16.2. System info/Support
2.6.16.3. Help
2.6.16.4. About CADENAS PARTsolutions
2.7. CAD encompassing information
2.7.1. Unknown or not supported mates (tilt / swivel) are replaced by fixed mates