By working directly with 3D CAD data, Composer helps illustrators and writers create high-quality 3D images and animations quickly. It repurposes 3D across your organization, providing a universal “language” that eliminates misunderstandings, helps you work faster, and reduces translation costs.
In a previous blog post and a recent webinar we’ve talked about how Consumer Goods designers need to maintain a high perception of quality with their products, but when customers buy your product and rip open that box, what’s the first thing they see? The first impression of how capable and effective your technical staff […]
You pull up to the drive-through to order your coffee: “Medium Coffee, nix the cream and sugar.” The dangers of poor communication will soon be clear. Whether you are designing and manufacturing products or ordering coffee in the drive-through, if your intentions are misunderstood, the results can be disastrous. You take that first sip and […]
Integrating SolidWorks Composer Images into Microsoft Word SolidWorks Composer is a middle-man, plain and simple. Composer utilizes 3D CAD data to generate both pre- and post-production images that will allow Technical Publishers to generate owner’s manuals, spec sheets, instructional material, or whatever while the designers are still designing. The power behind SolidWorks Composer is its […]
Spring is finally here and all kinds of things are popping up, molting, sprouting, blooming, and growing…. By planting the seeds from your CAD system in the rich soils of your 3DVIA Composer garden, you can grow things too! Today, we’re going to “grow” a wire from its seed. There is a special video at […]
OK, so I’m stretching the word play a bit. My intended reference (found at merriam-webster.com) is the second definition of idiot savant: a person who is highly knowledgeable about one subject but knows little about anything else. This is the perfect way to describe 3DVIA Composer‘s “dummy actors.” What is […]
So a lot of our customers want to create manuals or assembly instructions of the cool, intricate things they’ve made in SolidWorks, and they try to use what most everyone does: screenshots. Tons and tons of screenshots, saved at mixed and matched stages of a design’s life, cluttering up your folders, and taking up a […]
Have you ever wanted to create a Bill of Materials from your design in an alphabetical list, like when you buy a piece of furniture? You can do this with 3DVIA Composer. Simply use the BOM Workshop within 3DVIA Composer. The cool thing is that it creates BOM IDs from properties like actor name, actor […]