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Copy Keys

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For most of you this is a refresher on one of the capabilities within 3DVIA Composer Authoring. When animating repetitive tasks it is helpful to utilize the “Copy Selected Tracks of the Selected Actors” from the context menu in the timeline. In this example I am applying a rotation to a single bolt and then copying those tracks to the rest of the bolts in the assembly. Here is the link to the video describing this fundamental process.

Tim

 

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Detail View of a Detail View

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Your illustration customer has a very specific style for their Detail View bubbles. Here are some techniques to match those styles. Lets get creative!

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Generating Missing Parts

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When creating an automated work instruction or technical illustration what do you do when your source data does not include all of the required parts? Here I show a basic technique using 3DVIA Composer to generate a missing part.

Tim

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