Add gussets to increase the strength and stability of welded models. Understand the options for gusset features including the profile shape, thickness, and so on. Add a gusset between two structural members.
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Users new to SOLIDWORKS Visualize can use the integrated Easy Mode, which offers a minimalist UI with only the viewport and five steps listed across the bottom, to direct you through fresh import to creating final images. Discover how quick and easy it can be to set-up and create images in Visualize. Utilize the easy 5-step process to import, paint, light, adjust and take photos of your 3D data. Navigate through the intuitive floating windows to prepare your model for final render. Load predefined Render Profiles for one-click rendering.
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Configurations enable you to compare several different design directions, all within a single Visualize project. This lesson examines how to easily create configurations of varying appearances, camera settings, scenes, or part visibility to establish several design directions to make choosing the final solution much easier. Create multiple configurations for varying design directions. Use the Base Configuration to make changes to all existing Configurations. Render all configurations with a single button click. Available in Visualize Professional.
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Make your images and animations pop by using preset camera filters or creating custom Camera Post-Processing settings. Add further realism to your images by using photo-perfect camera effects like Bloom and Depth of Field. Quickly add preset camera filters to make your content pop. Create custom camera filters via Camera Post-Processing settings for added control. Add advanced camera effects like Bloom and Depth of Field. Use Region Render to select only a section of the Viewport to render.
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Tell a deeper story with your CAD data and discover how easy it is to create camera animations within SOLIDWORKS Visualize. This lesson focuses on how to create and manipulate keyframes using our unique Animation Ribbon, a 3D representation for how your camera moves throughout your scene. Create a simple camera flyby with Auto-Keyframing enabled. Adjust the speed of the animation and location of keyframes by directly manipulating the Animation Ribbon. Utilize two viewports to get as much control as possible over the final animation path. Available in Visualize Professional.
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Learn how to create two types of interactive outputs, VR and Panoramic. Both of these render types create a set of images like an animation, but instead of stitching them into a movie, they are instead stitched together to create an interactive rendering accessible from an HTML link. Understand the important use cases for Visualize’s interactive outputs Learn how to set-up your scene for generating VR & Panoramic outputs. Tell a deeper story with your 3D data with interactive outputs. Available in Visualize Professional.
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Texture maps are great tools for adding extra realism to appearances. This lesson debunks the mystery of texture maps, shows how to precisely control them, and enables anyone to become a master of textures. Become comfortable with the four types of texture mapping available in Visualize: Color, Alpha, Specular, and Bump. Add texture maps and learn how to manipulate them using several texture mapping modes. Add free professional pre-textured appearances to your own Visualize projects by downloading them from the Visualize Cloud Library, integrated within the interface.
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More than just still images, SOLIDWORKS Visualize has the capability to output videos of animations. Master the settings of the Animation Timeline to create animations for parts, models, cameras, appearances and more. Explore the Animation Timeline and its options. Understand how to add and manipulate keyframes in a couple different ways. Learn the Output Tools options to create videos from your Visualize animations. Available in Visualize Professional.
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Create photo-quality content in a snap with the professional image and video output options available in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. Understand how each output settings can be adjusted with ease to achieve the desired photo-quality result. Explore the several output option types to create photo-quality content. Understand which options to use to achieve the desired photo-quality result. Save commonly use render settings as Render Profiles.
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See how to import an assembly into SOLIDWORKS Treehouse, then make modifications to the assembly. Edit the custom properties, quantities, and suppression state of components in an assembly. Add a sub-assembly and parts to an assembly in SOLIDWORKS Treehouse. Open assemblies in SOLIDWORKS and review the modifications made in SOLIDWORKS Treehouse.
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Close the corners of a sheet metal part by extending and trimming faces. Understand the different closed corner types. Extend the faces of one flange to meet with the angled faces of another flange.
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Utilize cut list properties for multibody sheet metal parts. Assign custom properties to the individual sheet metal bodies. Create a customized cut list table for the sheet metal part.
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Use the Untrim Surface tool to fill gaps or repair sharp corners or jagged edges by extending a surface along its natural boundaries. Close the gaps in a surface body. Extend a surface body to remove a sharp corner.
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Learn how to set up the CFD analysis in FloXpress. Understand the four pages for setting up an analysis: Check Geometry, Fluids, Flow Inlet, and Flow Outlet.
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Generate and interpret the results of the CFD analysis using FloXpress. Use the same setup on different configurations of a model. Interpret flow paths that demonstrate the fluid behavior within the enclosed volume of a model.
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Discover DriveWorksXpress and see how to automate the design process. Create custom variations of a model from a base model. Understand the 5 major steps that DriveWorksXpress requires to drive the database and update the models. Explore the DriveWorksXpress interface.
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Capture the dimensions, features, custom properties, and configurations to drive the customized output model. Modify parameters of a model while maintaining the design intent of the model. Select components with parameters that you want to capture.
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Use the form panel to create data entry fields where you can input numeric or text fields to drive the captured items. Understand the types of data entry fields that you can use. Create control parameters to limit the values that you can enter into the data entry fields.
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Use the rules panel to link the captured models to the forms you created for data entry. Utilize logic and math operators to define the rules. Drive the output model and drawing by entering parameters into the form.
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Lock the focus on a drawing view so it remains active while you work within that view. Add sketch entities and annotations to a view that has the focus locked on it.
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Calculate values in a bill of materials table using equations. Use various functions such as IF, AVERAGE, COUNT, and so on to calculate the data. Calculate the total cost by multiplying the unit cost times the quantity. Determine the sum of the costs of all of the components in an assembly.
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Create balloons to relate items in a bill of materials table to the corresponding items in a drawing view. Use the Balloon, Auto Balloon, and Stacked Balloon tools to create balloons on the drawing. Align balloons using magnetic lines.
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Automatically populate cells in a BOM table using custom properties from the models in the drawing. Fill cells with custom properties such as vendor and part number. Modify and save a BOM table as a template for future use.
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Discover DFMXpress and see how to check the manufacturability of parts for certain manufacturing processes. Set up geometric rule parameters for each type of part. Identify features that may inhibit a part's ability to be manufactured. Review machined, sheet metal, and molded parts.
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