Learn to create 2D and 3D output from CAD design data


  • CLASSROOM LENGTH:   3 days


PREREQUISITES: Experience with the Windows operating system.

DESCRIPTION:  This course covers how to use the SOLIDWORKS Composer software to create 2D and 3D output from CAD design data.

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Lesson 1: 
Quick Start

  • Quick Look at SOLIDWORKS Composer

Lesson 2: 
Getting Started

  • What is the SOLIDWORKS Composer Application ?
  • SOLIDWORKS Composer Terminology  
  • SOLIDWORKS Composer User Interface
  • Views
  • Navigation Tools
  • Updating Views
  • Collaborative Actors
  • Camera Views
  • Transform
  • Creating 2D Output
  • View Mode/Animation Mode

Lesson 3: 
Creating Cover and Detail Images

  • Rendering Tools
  • Camera Alignment Tools
  • Custom Rendering
  • Digger

Lesson 4: 
Creating an Exploded View

  • Visibility Tools
  • Exploded Views
  • Collaborative Actors
  • Styles
  • Vector Graphics Output

Lesson 5: 
Creating Additional Exploded Views

  • Importing Files
  • Paper Space
  • Update Views with Selected Actors
  • Align Actors
  • Explode Lines
  • Custom Views
  • Linking Between Views

Lesson 6: 
Creating Bills of Materials

  • Bill of Materials
  • Vector Graphics Output
  • Another BOM Table
  • Assembly Level BOM
  • Assembly Selection Mode

Lesson 7: 
Creating a Marketing Image

  • Selections
  • Textures
  • Lighting
  • Scenes
  • High-Resolution Image

Lesson 8: 
Creating an Animation

  • Timeline Pane
  • Position Keys

Lesson 9: 
Creating Interactive Content

  • Views for Animation
  • Improving the Animation
  • Digger Keys
  • Selections in the Key Track
  • Event
  • Animating Collaborative Actors

Lesson 10: 
Creating a Walkthrough Animation

  • Camera Keys
  • Grids
  • Additional Camera Functionality

Lesson 11: 
Adding Special Effects to Animation

  • Animation Library Workshop
  • Animation Special Effects
  • Assembly Selection Mode in Animation
  • Scenarios

Lesson 12: 
Updating SOLIDWORKS Composer Files

  • Update an Entire Assembly
  • Changing the Geometry of an Actor

Lesson 13: 
Working with Projects  

  • Product Files
  • Product Orientation

Lesson 14: 
Publishing from SOLIDWORKS Composer

  • Preparing a File for Publishing
  • Publishing to PDF
  • Publishing Inside Microsoft Word
  • Publishing to HTML
  • Linked SVG Files
  • Publishing Multiple Views

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