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TomD.inPDX replied to NDT Drawing

"Typically this is handled by a specification reference and the requirement of a certification. The responsible engineer will provide the re"

in Modeling 2 replies
20 hours ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Missing Components?

"It is common to manage libraries using an administrative file called search.pro.  You can place search_path_file <path> in your config.pro. "

in Modeling 4 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Aassembly management of a part which undergoes processing in different machinces

"Combined view... basically simplified reps.   Creo 2.0 Sheetmetal - Simplified Reps for flat pattern drawings"

in Assembly Management 3 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Hole tool - clearance hole standards

"I think this is one of those cases where the tools are given for you to implement to your desired standards.   I don't trust anything PTC p"

in Creo 2 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Hole feature deletes entire part!

"Thanks.  Submitting the support case can only make the SW better in the future."

in Modeling 15 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Hole feature deletes entire part!

"  Worth a try.  At least you know it is not the pilot hole that causes the issue.   Quilt deformations are a special breed.  I hope you con"

in Modeling 15 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Hole feature deletes entire part!

"I could have sworn I've done the points on the quilt deformation.  They have to be created in a sketch and they have to be selected in the q"

in Modeling 15 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Hole feature deletes entire part!

"2 comments: 1) you can place datum points on the flat state and have them move with your quilt deformation. and 2) is the surface you are pl"

in Modeling 15 replies
1 day ago
TomD.inPDX replied to How to change default shape of BOM baloons?

"You can also set the min and max size of your balloons in your detail options."

in Creo 2 replies
2 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Creo 2.0 Mapkey for Iso view

"Actually, if all you are doing is starting with a known ortho view, why would it matter if one already existed?  You can always pick that on"

in Creo 9 replies
2 days ago
TomD.inPDX wrote Creating Static Manikins

"Have you ever need a larger population of manikins for a scene?   I downloaded DAZ Studio 4.7 Pro Beta which is free at the moment.   It i"

in Creo 1 comments 0 bookmarks
3 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Hole feature deletes entire part!

"This is the exact reason very clients maintain their support contracts.  This needs to be reported if for no other reason to have PTC acknow"

in Modeling 15 replies
3 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Creo Simulate License problem

"Welcome to the forum, Jarvis.   The fastest way to get this resolved is if you have a maintenance contract already.  You can make this a hi"

in Creo 3 replies
4 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Hole feature deletes entire part!

"Nope, that should not have happened.  Did you try changing the accuracy fo the model?"

in Modeling 15 replies
4 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to How to make 2 hinges rotate together?

"Persistence is a wonderful thing"

in Modeling 2 replies
5 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Cannot Unbend or Create Flat Pattern

"Default sheetmetal part template values are absolute .0005 for inch and 0.0125 for metric. Remember that you have to enable absolute accura"

in Modeling 4 replies
5 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Cannot Unbend or Create Flat Pattern

"Your part is actually set to the default relative accuracy of .0012.  Changing this to absolute at .0005 will also resolve your model.   Ha"

in Modeling 4 replies
5 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Non-rational relations cause yellow regen status?

"I have not had any issues with this.  The value is still 13 places including both sides of the decimal place.  You can look at the propertie"

in Modeling 4 replies
5 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Why can't this mechanism be assembled?

"Those are called "expectations" and have nothing to do with Creo   Creo is so literal that the method itself becomes exotic.  And since th"

in Modeling 8 replies
6 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to In a training video a part was pulled and it was created some distance away from the workplane.  Why did that happen?

"It might be the working plane, but not the extrude plane.  I don't know enough about the direct modeler, but somehow it knows to build on th"

in Modeling 7 replies
6 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Erase / Unerase dimensions

"The dimension symbol is probably used elsewhere, like the model or in a note or table or other dimension.  If it is "otherwise occupied" it"

in Creo 2 replies
6 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to In a training video a part was pulled and it was created some distance away from the workplane.  Why did that happen?

"Somehow he picked up a reference plane from the 1 part "crown"."

in Modeling 7 replies
6 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to Why can't this mechanism be assembled?

"Yes, snapshots too are a handful.   As for known states, you can use the old fashioned trick of using "jigs"; meaning you constrain the mod"

in Modeling 8 replies
6 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to BC 1.37 x 24T (Bicycle pedal hub threads/right & left hand)

"Damn eric... now I'm going to have to come up with even more thread sections   Okay... how ya going to thread that into anything with both"

in Creo 9 replies
6 days ago
TomD.inPDX replied to BC 1.37 x 24T (Bicycle pedal hub threads/right & left hand)

"I think Bottom Bracket has become the "region of the crank arms" with further clarification for each element... http://en.wikipedia.org/wik"

in Creo 9 replies
6 days ago