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Use KeyCreator and you can get rid of a Boss with a simple Scribe.

Posted by John Agoglia on Thu, Dec 09, 2010

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Imagine that you’ve imported the part illustratedpp4 4 resized 600 at the right from another CAD package and need to quickly modify it so it looks like the lower part.

In a Feature-Based Parametric CAD package this can be a real hassle, since the cross-rib feature shares common faces on the top and bottom of the part with describe the imageother features.

In KeyCreator, our powerful Face Scribe Function and Face-Logic Feature Recognition make this a piece of cake!

We simply scribe the faces to break them into multiple patches.describe the image

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We don’t need a feature tree since KeyCreator can instantly recognize features using powerful algorithms unique to this application!





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