SEU15 Developer Day Agenda Now Available

We want to make sure that you know about Solid Edge University Developer Day, which is being held Monday, October 26 (right before SEU). You can see the SEU agenda here. Go directly to the Developer ……

Searching for Solid Edge Files Based on Text Content in Unmanaged Draft Files

Unfortunately out-of-the-box unmanaged Solid Edge does not provide functionality to search for Solid Edge files based on text within the content of unmanaged draft files. Windows Search will only ind……

Interview with Jason Newell, Solid Edge Developer Community Leader

Jason Newell is an important part of the Solid Edge community that some of you may not know. He’s actually not even a Solid Edge user, having admitted to me that he’d struggle to even make a box. He’……

Automation in the Draft Environment: Layer Handling

For those who have done some LISP programming for old generation CAD programs, coding was fun. LISP punched lots of power in few keywords or lines. Moreover the commands could be issued to the CAD pr……

SEACAD.ini – Under the Hood

This might be old hat to many of you, but for those this is new, here’s a quick run through the various ‘undocumented’ settings in the SEACAD.ini file.

About the SEACAD.ini File

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Automation: Parametric Assemblies

This article builds on the knowledge gained in the previous post Parametric Parts which discussed how to parametric parts by changing the values of part variables.

It is also possible to a……

Automation: Part Configurator 2

The previous post on creating a programmatically configurable part used a If…Then structure to check which of the items in the list was selected by the user i.e. the SelectedIndex property of ……

Automation: Part Configurator

This article takes technique learnt in the previous post a step ahead and shows how to configure a Solid Edge model so its variants can be generated programmatically.

The earlier arti……

Automation – Parametric Parts

This post introduces the most common and sought after use of automation in Solid Edge – creating and controlling Parametric Parts via an external program.

Using the Solid Edge API it is ea……