Friday, 24 January 2014

Index of all tutorials on this Solid Edge blog


Solid Edge Surfacing Tutorials

01.  Goggles  |  Curve Projection, Surface Trimming, Sweeping & Thicken
02.  Baby Bottle
  |  BlueSurf Creation, Mirroring and Stitching
03.  Helmet Windshield
  Using the Cross Curve
04.  Garter Spring & Coiled Cable
  | Non Standard and Free Shaped Springs
05.  Door Knob  BlueSurf Creation Along Multiple Guide Curves

06.  Hair Drier
  BlueSurf Along Multiple Cross Section and Multiple Guide Curves
07.  Perfume Flask
  BlueSurf Through Twisted Cross Sections
08.  Tennis Ball
  Symmetric Projection of Curve on a Surface, Groove Creation
09.  Boxer Backrest | Cross Curve Creation Based On Views
10.  Gold Ring with Diamond  |  Aesthetic Shape Creation

11.  Pep Backrest    |  Bounded Surfaces With Holes
12.  Mouse  | Using BlueDot, Replace Face & Derived Curves.
13.  Hourglass Spring  |  Curves From Intersection of BlueSurf & Helical Curves
14.  Designer Lounge
  |  Extruded Surface & Multistage BlueSurf
15.  Birail Magic of BlueSurfs  |  Applications of Using 2 Guide Curves for BlueSurfs

16.  Squeeze Bottle
  | Bottle Using 2 Guide Rails

17.  Hurled Surfaces Merging Offset Surfaces With Slopes
18.  Fountain Pen Nib
  Basic Surfacing Tutorial For Beginners
19.  Mountain Bike Handle Bar
 
Basic BlueSurf Tutorial For Beginners
20.  Fan Blades
  |  
BlueSurf, Cross Curve, Bounded & Extruded Surface

21.  Accelerator Grip
  |  Cross Curve, Curve Projection & Splitting Curves

22.  Fork
  | Cross Curve, Trimming Surfaces & Thickening
23.  The Ten Golden Rules of Surface Modeling  |  Techniques For Efficient Surface Modeling

Solid Edge 


00. Running An App From A Ribbon Button
00. Running An App From The Radial Menu
00. Assigning a Keyboard Shortcut For An App
00. Running An App From The Quick Access Toolbar
 
App #01  Batch View Update
App #02  Update Views on Active Sheet
App #03  Update Views on Selected Sheets
App #04  Update Selected Views
App #05  Excel to Solid Edge Draft Table
 
App #06  Perspective Drawing Views
App #07  Sheet Names Table
App #08  Solid Edge Explore This
App #09  Convert Lines To Spline
App #10  Export Face to DXF
 
App #11  Display as Printed Toggler

Solid Edge Video Quick Tips

Tip #001  |  Selecting Reference Planes
Tip #002  |  Scroll Mouse Wheel to Change View Scale
Tip #003  |  Add Custom Templates  
Tip #004  |  Help Search Highlighting 
Tip #005  |  Small and Large Buttons on Ribbon
Tip #006  |  Blocks from Imported Drawings
Tip #007  |  Recently Use Documents
Tip #008  |  Rotation Point in Part and Assemblies
Tip #009  |  Variable Table Filter
Tip #010  |  Alt+Click to Add Vertices

Tip #011  |  Use Shift to Add to Object Selection
Tip #012  |  Shortcut for Closing Document
Tip #013  |  Print Assembly Tree Structure to PDF
Tip #014  |  Drag Entities to Add Relationships
Tip #015  |  Closing Open Analytic Curves
Tip #016  |  Groups, Sub-Groups and Un-Group
Tip #017  |  Use Mouse to Change Dimension Value
Tip #018  |  File Type Display in Assembly Parts Library
Tip #019  |  Edit Properties for Multiple Objects
Tip #020  |  Add Favorites to Solid Edge Start Page

Tip #021  |  Check Which Open Document is Unsaved
Tip #022  |  Collape and Expand Ribbon Tabs Quickly
Tip #023  |  Change Ribbon Tabs On-the-Fly
Tip #024  |  Using Smart Tab in Round Command
Tip #025  |  Align Dimensions to Various Planes
Tip #026  |  Use Shift to Toggle Symmetric Mode
Tip #027  |  Fixing Partial Hole Problems
Tip #028  |  Quickly Go to Home Folder in Assembly
Tip #029  |  Automatic Dimensionsing While Sketching
Tip #030  |  Zoom to Parts in Assembly

Tip #031  |  Using the XY Keyin Box
Tip #032  |  Rotating Parts of Imported Geometry
Tip #033  |  Applying Textures and Part Faces
Tip #034  |  Adjusting Perspective With Keyboard Shorcuts
Tip #035  |  Change Properties of Multiple Objects
Tip #036  |  Curve Tracing, Rusted Metal and Plated Sheetmetal Effects
Tip #037  |  Enable the Help File button in Solid Edge
Tip #038  |  View and Measure Models Using Multiple Windows
Tip #039  |  Fully Constrain Parts in Single Step
Tip #040  |  Constrain Sketches Using Relations Vs. Dimensions
Tip #041  |  Create Bend Centerlines Automatically in Sheetmetal

Tip #042  |  Rib Hatching in Drafts
Tip #043  |  Use Colors for Sketch Constraints
Tip #044  |  Avoid Drawing View Border Overlapping
Tip #045  |  Using Shift Key in Smart Dimensioning
Tip #046  |  Update Only Selected Views To Save time
Tip #047  |  Assembly Peer Variables From Parts
Tip #048  |  Avoid Unit Display in Excel Copy-Paste
Tip #049  |  Align Dimensions to Previous Ones
Tip #050  |  Switching Between Local and Online Help

Tip #051  |  Add Custom Template Folders
Tip #052  |  Reversing Hole Sequence in Hole Table
Tip #053  |  Raster Vs. Vector Pasting of Drawing View
Tip #054  |  Create Ribs Using Open Sketches and Pattern
Tip #055  |  Using the MICE Trick in Sketching
Tip #056  |  Use Alt To Place Jogs in Dimensions
Tip #057  |  Expressions and Formulas in Dimension Values
Tip #058  |  Model Priority Vs. Select Set Priority in Sync Edits
Tip #059  |  Using the IF Function to Control Feature Display
Tip #060  |  Custom Numbering of Holes in a Hole Table

Tip #061  |  Reorienting Imported Model Using the Steering Wheel
Tip #062  |  Find the Solid Edge Version a File Was Created
Tip #063  |  Mixed Wireframe and Shaded Display in Assembly
Tip #064  |  Restore the Hidden Lofted Surface Command
Tip #065  |  Hide Drawing View Tube Centerlines in One Step
Tip #066  |  How to Untrim Surfaces
Tip #067  |  Automatically Dimension Sketches While Drawing
Tip #068  |  Combine Holes From Different Hole Features
Tip #069  |  Show/Hide Model Sketches In Drawing Views
Tip #070  |  Automatic Equal Spacing of Parts List Balloons

Tip #070  |  Explode a Subassembly as a Single Unit in E.R.A.
Tip #072  |  Fully Dimensioned 3 Std Dwg Views With Single Drag-Drop
Tip #073  |  Manual and Automatic Jogs in Coordinate Dimensions
Tip #074  |  Reorient Parts On-The-Fly During Assembly Insertion
Tip #075  |  Steering Wheel Advanced Techniques
Tip #076  |  Recognize Holes and Hole Patterns
Tip #077  |  Display Cut Length of 3D Pipes
Tip #078  |  Join Two Bent Flanges Together
Tip #079  |  Reposition Balloons on Assembly Drawing View

Solid Edge Maker Faire
New Solid Edge Commands Programming Tutorials



01 Making of Match Properties for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 |

02 Making of Purge Variables for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 |

03 Making of Rectangle Centerlines for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 |
Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 |

04 Making of PacEdge - Pack n Go for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 |
Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 |
Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 |

05 Making of Capture Screen for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 |

06 Making of Close Multiple for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 |

07 Making of Zoom to Selection for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 |

08 Making of Equation Driven Curve for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 |

09 Making of Feature Toggler for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 |

10 Making of Area Decimeter for Solid Edge
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 |


Solid Edge Crosswords


Crossword #001  | 
Crossword #002  |  
Crossword #003  |  
Crossword #004 
Crossword #005  |  
Crossword #006  |



Programming Tutorials   (Solid Edge Customization)

01.  Solid Edge Basics: Start Show Stop - CSharp
02.  Solid Edge Basics: Start Show Stop - VB.Net
03.  Solid Edge Basics: Start Show Stop - C++/CLI
04.  Solid Edge Basics: Start Show Stop - C++/MFC
 
05.  Solid Edge Documents and Environment Type - CSharp
06.  Solid Edge Documents and Environment Type - VB.Net
07.  Solid Edge Documents and Environment Type - C++/CLI
08.  Solid Edge Documents and Environment Type - C++/MFC
 
09.  Documents Handling: New, Open, Save, Export, etc. - CSharp
10.  Documents Handling: New, Open, Save, Export, etc. - VB.Net
11.  Documents Handling: New, Open, Save, Export, etc. - C++/CLI
12.  Documents Handling: New, Open, Save, Export, etc. - C++/MFC
 
13.  Solid Edge File Dialogs - CSharp
14.  Solid Edge File Dialogs - VB.Net
 
15.  Solid Edge Drawing Sheets - CSharp
16.  Solid Edge Drawing Sheets - VB.Net
17.  Solid Edge Drawing Sheets - C++/MFC
 
18.  Solid Edge Drawing Views - CSharp
19.  Solid Edge Drawing Views - VB.Net

My Programming Tutorials on the Siemens PLM Blog
01.  Take the First Steps to Automation - Part 1
02.  Take the First Steps to Automation - Part 2
03.  Take the First Steps to Automation - Part 3
04.  Parametric Assemblies
05.  Layer Handling
 
06.  Parametric Parts
07.  Make Selected Object's Layer Current
08.  Part Configurator - Part 1
09.  Part Configurator - Part 2
10.  Part Configurator - Part 3
 
11.  How to Use the SEDraftX Control in a WPF Application
12.  The Myriad of Solid Edge File Properties APIs - Part 1
13.  3D Geometry API - A Gentle Introduction - Part 1
14.  A QuickStart Guide to Using the Mouse API
15.  VB in the Variable Table - Sky's the Limit
 
16.  All about Sheets using the Solid Edge API - Part 1
17.  Migrating from the SolidWorks API - Part 1
18.  Adding Metadata to Solid Edge Objects Using the API


My Solid Edge Articles on the Siemens PLM Blog


  01.  Nut Always Cuts - Power of Open Sketches 
 
02.  The Ten Commandments of Solid Modeling 
 
03.  Solid Edge Design Optimization using Excel Solver 
 
04.  Solid Edge Integration with Windows OS 
 
05.  Normal Protrusion and Cutout 
 
06.  51 Uses of the ALT Key in Solid Edge 
 
07.  Using Solid Edge Sensors in Robotic Arm Simulation 
 
08.  Easter Egg - Solid Edge Themes and Startup Screen 
 
09.  Object Selection Techniques in Solid Edge 
 
10.  Have you been to this Area lately ? 
 
11.  Integrating Excel Lookup Tables in Solid Edge 
 
12.  MBD Tools in Solid Edge 
 
13.  Strike it Rich with the PathFinder 
 
14.  UI Grudges Put to Rest - Radial Menu 
 
15.  Editing Directly is not Direct Editing 
 
16.  The A in CAD has got a Whole New Meaning 
 
17.  Fallouts of Sketch Based Features 
 
18.  Techniques to Use Solid Edge Features to the Fullest 
 
19.  What is Your Modeling Style ? 
 
20.  Milestones in CAD Features and Techniques 
 
21.  Solid Edge User Group in Pune, India 
 
22.  Interview with Tushar Suradkar, CAD Rennaissance Man 
 
23.  Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns - Part 1 
 
24.  Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns - Part 2 
 
25.  The Best Table in the House 
 
26.  Custom Shape Springs in Solid Edge - Part 1 
 
27.  Custom Shape Springs in Solid Edge - Part 2 
 
28.  Nested Dimple - A Workaround 
 
29.  Exposing Variables in Solid Edge and its Applications 
 
30.  Solid Edge Sensors: Orifice Plate
 
 
31.  SEACAD.ini - Under the Hood 
 
32.  CAD is Converging and You Are In Deep 
 
33.  10 Cool Reasons to use Synchronous Technology 
 
34.  Quick Access Toolbar versus the Radial Menu 
 
35.  Feature Modeling to the Future of Modeling using Gen Design 
 
36.  Generative Design Rapid Start using Solid Edge 
 
37.  The Many Methods of Mastering Solid Edge 
 
38.  Life Story of a Sheetmetal Part 
 
39.  Solid Edge Assembly Best Practices 
 
40.  Design Reuse Tools and Techniques in Solid Edge
 
 
41.  Industrial Robotics Workshop, Part 1 
 
42.  Industrial Robotics Workshop, Part 2 
 
43.  Industrial Robotics Workshop, Part 3 
 
44.  Industrial Robotics Workshop, Part 4 
 
45.  Industrial Robotics Workshop, Part 5 
 
46.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 1 
 
47.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 2 
 
48.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 3 
 
49.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 4 
 
50.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 5
 
 
51.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 6 
 
52.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 7 
 
53.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 8 
 
54.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 9 
 
55.  Solid Edge Sheetmetal Workshop, Part 10
 
 
56.  History of Solid Edge - V1 to V5 
 
57.  History of Solid Edge - V6 to V10 
 
58.  History of Solid Edge - V11 to V15 
 
59.  History of Solid Edge - V16 to V20 
 
60.  History of Solid Edge - ST to ST5
 
 
61.  History of Solid Edge - ST6 to ST10 
 
62.  History of Solid Edge - 2019 to Current version