Solid DNA blog

Blog about stuff on Solid Edge CAD software

StreaManager Enhance Revision Manager functionalities

The objective of StreaManager is to make the daily handling of Solid Edge files quick and easy.

StreaManager consists of three programs:

  • An Add-in for Solid Edge, which records all files, including properties and links in a database
  • A client program that acts as the user interface to database
  • A management program

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25 February 2010 Posted by | Assembly, Management | , , | Leave a comment

New Solid Edge Publisher application

Stream Design have develop a application to help publish Solid Edge documents


EdgePublisher will find all related models & drawing automatically

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4 January 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Face style broken links

From time to time or after few years of creating CAD design, you decide do make some cleaning. Worst case scenario the network guy ( you know the one we always blame for our CAD problems or for the network to be too slow) decide to remount the network to place thing in a better logical way or simply to install a new server.

So being sure those files are not important we erase them or move them in another location and with time we lost track of those files. Has time pass again we rediscover those files “Hey those are old project files, don’ need them anymore…..Delete”

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15 November 2009 Posted by | Learning material, Other stuff, Trouble Shooting, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Variables table

At the heart of any design we can found an idea.

From that idea design intent is born

Design intent is then strip down to rules that are reduce to simple expressions or variables.

This is where the Variables Table takes its meaning.

In this article I will introduce in a depther way this essential tool need to create parametric model.

Variables Table

14 April 2009 Posted by | Dimension, Part modeling | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spherical ramp

Question ask thru newsgroup lead to this proposal to create some kind of spherical ramp.

Look in the Tutorials section, top right corner of the screen.

Hope you enjoy, if you have a different version just send it, will take a look.

18 January 2009 Posted by | Part modeling, Tutorial | , , , , | Leave a comment

Been there done that.

Manage properties

Solidworks 2009 is out, SW blog squad  and corporate marketing will be hard at work painting wall to wall whats’ new.

Information gather here and there suggest that next month  will be fill with that launch. Has many read the last release of Solidworks ( 2008 ) receive hard critic.

With my new blog i will figure has the « Gaulois village» in Asterix.

Reports from the last Solidworks world suggest that developpers had place emphasis on the stability an performance.

Presentation of SW2009 was conduct with the theme of administring medecine to help patient.

No doubt this will be a important release for them.

All that buzz inspire me a serie of articles “Been there done that”.

First one is about properties

Been there done that – manage property

10 August 2008 Posted by | Property | , , , , | 1 Comment


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