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DriveWorks Pro Essentials


Lesson Agenda
Lesson 1 - Creating a Group and Capturing Models - Creating a Group and Capturing Models Create a new Group to store your data. Capture basic Part and Assembly information ready for automation.

Lesson 2 - Building a user interface in DriveWorks Administrator - Create a new Project for your Forms and Rules. Create a User Interface to enter new product data. Use the Rule Builder to create and validate rules.

Lesson 3 - Building Rules - Use Constants to store static values. Use Variables to evaluate re-usable rules. Build rules for the Captured Models.

Lesson 4 - Running your Project -Use your forms to specify new Straight Conveyors. Generate variations of the 3D models in SOLIDWORKS. Use the inbuilt reporting to validate your results.

Lesson 5 - File names and relative path rules - Update File Name rules to drive the names of new models. Update Relative Path rules to drive the location of new models. Use both rules to create Project specific and standard file naming.

Lesson 6 - Using Tables - Manually create tabular data in DriveWorks. Use tabular data in your rules.

Lesson 7 - Form navigation - Use form Templates. Copy and Paste Controls from one Form to another. Use more Advanced Form Controls.

Lesson 8 - Adding, Swapping and Driving additional component sets - Add more component sets to your project. Swap these component sets for existing models. Drive these component sets based on rules.

Lesson 9 - Data Management -An introduction to DriveWorks Data Management.

Lesson 10 - Documents - Create Quotation Document using the Quote template.

Lesson 11- Drawings -Capture a SOLIDWORKS Drawing in DriveWorks. Drive the Drawing based on rules.

Lesson 12 - Specification control -Create a simple Specification Flow. Add tasks to run on States and Transitions.

Lesson 13 -What is a Macro? -Create a Macro button on your form. Create a Specification Macro to run using your Macro Button.
Course Details
Length: 2 Days

Prerequisites: Have DriveWorks Pro Administrator 15 and SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP0 or higher Installed


Drive SOLIDWORKS part and assembly geometry with DriveWorks Pro. Create DriveWorks Pro user forms and link them to the models. Write Rules that determine how a model is driven. Modify a Drawing appearance based on Rules. Create Documents based on Rules. Modify the flow of file generation.

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