Spy for Solid Edge Introduction

 
One of the biggest challenges of automating Solid Edge (for me at least) is the sheer size of the API. SDK documentation and examples are nice but these are static views of the API. What wou……

First Steps to Automation – Part 2

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As evident, oDoc stores the Draft Document whose type definition comes from the DraftDocument type library refe……

Take the First Steps to Automation

This is an epilogue to the article Select and you are all Set which also provides a free macro that overcomes a limitation in the selected object count displayed in the Solid Edge Draft environment. ……

The Best Table in the House

Solid Edge Draft environment has a dedicated group on the Home tab of the ribbon bar to host the various Table objects that can be created.

• Parts List.
• Bend Table.
• Family of Part……

Using Lookup Tables in Solid Edge

Before the advent of computers, lookup tables of values were used by people to speed up hand calculations of complex functions such as in trigonometry and logarithms. In ancient India (499 CE), Aryab……

Select and you are all Set

This article discusses:
• Object selection options in the Draft environment
• Several wish list items.
• A free macro for one of the wish list items.

The Select tool is the foremost ……

VB in the Variable Table – Sky’s the Limit

The Variable Table in Solid Edge supports VBScript functions. This presents endless possibilities for users who are not programmers in the strictest sense of the word but have a rudimentary understan……

Exposing Variables in Solid Edge and its Applications

The variable table in Solid Edge displays, defines, and manipulates design variables and functional relationships between the variables. The variable table can also be looked upon as a window for the……