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Tips & Tricks on Large Data Handling


       In the last post (“Benefits of Fully shattered conversions”) we discovered that Composer FullyShattered mode was basically the best way to handle large data assemblies. Let’s discover here some tips & tricks to handle such large data .

To handle large data, 3 main axis have to be taken in account: The conversion part, the Application Preference settings and the rendering options.


There are 2 ways of converting into Composer format:

        1. Conversion through 3DVIA Composer authoring tool

It’s better to convert original CAD files, such as .CATProduct or .CATPart files, rather than .igs, .stp, .cgr or .3dxml files.

Composer best optimizes geometry translations for original CAD files.  Already converted files such as ...

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3DVIA your iPod #79: “Using 3DVIA Sync to Keep Content Up-to-Date”


A couple of weeks ago, Jonathan showed me an interesting way to use 3DVIA Sync to keep your .smg files up-to-date. I had never seen Sync used in exactly this way, and I am happy to pass along this great tip to you. What makes this podcast so interesting is that the .smg file has information about its source CAD data; so it is as simple as asking the .smg file to update itself, and Sync takes care of the rest.

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