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3DVIA your iPod #86: Multi-Column BOM Tables



If you have the kind of product that has a lot of information, you might find yourself wondering how to create a Bill of Material table that can show some of this extra data?

In just over 2 minutes, you’ll learn how!

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3DVIA your iPod #75: “Really fast ballooning”


This week, Tod continues to build out his technical illustration that he started last week. He covers several options for ballooning the illustration, and then outputs the view to line art format.

Watch closely as he performs the following:

  • Sets up the default balloon widthC
  • Creates Bill Of Material id’s for different levels of the assembly
  • Creates BOM id’s using part names and meta properties
  • Controls the how the balloons are aligned
  • Quickly changes the styling of the balloons
  • Updates a view with his changes
  • Outputs the view to an interactive line art (CGM4 or SVG) while controlling the desired line weights of outlines, silhouettes, and shadows

It takes Tod less then 5 minutes to cover these topics and generate a fully interactive technical illu...

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