ST6: How do You Use the New Interface Customizations?

Sixteen years ago when I changed from AutoCAD/Mechanical Desktop to SolidWorks, my main advice for other people making the same change was to simply forget everything they thought they knew about CAD……

ST6: Synchronous Delete

Let’s say that you imported a part from SolidWorks. Maybe that part looks like this to the right. The part has lots of rounds on it. If you are used to working with history-based modelers, getting a ……

ST6: Emboss

The Emboss feature in ST6 may be a sleeper, but I’m pretty sure there are going to be a few of you that realize what a beautiful thing this turns out to be. The first thing that’s really great about ……

KeyShot Live Linking in ST6

Most of us are in the business of making things and all of us want our products to reflect the hard work we’ve put into them.  With ST6 and the new KeyShot plugin you can now make beautiful rend……

ST6: Splines and Keypoint Curves

Spline Control

Splines are an integral tool when it comes to swoopy product design. For many users who are accustomed to more prismatic designs, splines can be a frighteningly uncontrolled……

ST6: Holes, Threads, and Pattern Recognition

In order to talk about Hole and Pattern Recognition, I have to first talk about Hole features, and we might as well pick up Threads along the way. You can find the Hole icon on the Ribbon on the Soli……

ST6: Synchronous Patterns

A couple of years ago in a different life I wrote a blog article about patterns in Solid Edge (ST4, I think). It was brutal. Sketching as a part of the pattern baffled me.

Now in ST6 they ……