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How to Hide CATIA Geometry with a Macro - use selection method to select piece of geometry in CATIA, CAD Systems Help, Sep 24, 2013

How to Reorder Drawing Sheets in CATIA V5  - select drawing sheets to be rearranged, right click, go to selected objects, click on reorder tool, CAD Systems Help, Aug 8, 2013

How to Count Individual Parts and Display Userforms - using VBA macro to run on assembly to display total number of components, assemblies, parts, unique parts, CAD Systems Help, June 4, 2013

CATIA V4 to V5 Transfer of 2D Drawing  - converting 2D drawing data to V5 drafting workbench, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Apr 22, 2013

CATIA V5 Methodik, Method: Multibody Copy Paste Special - copy, paste special bodies as result with link to get flexible, well-structured model, Wolfgang Walden, You Tube, Apr 17, 2013

How to Hide Axis System in CATIA V5 - using VBA macro to hide geometry, use CATIA visual basic help file, object browser, CAD Systems Help, Mar 7, 2013

CATIA V5 - 3D XML and Functional Tolerancing and Annotation (FTA) - using free 3D XML viewer, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Mar 15, 2013

CATIA V5 - Sheet Metal - MultiBody Approach - Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Feb 15, 2013

Functional Molded Part Modeling - generating 3D model efficiently in CATIA V5, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Jan 14, 2013

CATIA V5 - NC - STL Machining - import STL file, machine in CATIA V5, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Dec 20, 2012

CATIA V5 - NC - Extract Surface and Axis System - copy die origin, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Nov 1, 2012

Modeling Drill Bit in CATIA - You Tube, Oct 30, 2012

CATIA V5 - NC - Geometry Creation Based on Imported NC File - Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Oct 24, 2012

How to Make Hook in CATIA in Part Modeling - use GSD, multisection surface, select curves, replace closing points, GRABCAD, Aug 9, 2012

CATIA V5 - Composites  - Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, July 11, 2012

CATIA V5 - Flattening and Transferring Features in Part Design  - Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, June 5, 2012

CATIA to Revit Workflow, Pt 1  - vimeo.com, May 2012

CATIA to Revit Workflow, Pt 2 - vimeo.com, May 2012

CATIA V5 - How to Compare Similar Parts - software overlaps 2 parts or assemblies, color codes added material in red, removed material in green, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Apr 30, 2012

CATIA V5 - How to Generate G Codes in NC Mode  - creating sample program, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Feb 3, 2012

CATIA V5 - Hide/Show Geometric Sets Quickly - using search tool, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Nov 16, 2011

CATIA V5 - How to Design in Context (Top Down Design) - developing new part in context of assembly, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Sep 16, 2011

CATIA V5 Quick Tip - How to Drill a Hole on a Tapered Cylindrical Shaft - Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, May 13, 2011

CATIA V5 Quick Tip - Simple Mold Design Approach - multi-body approach makes part ready for molding, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Apr 14, 2011

CATIA V5 - How to Simplify a Surface, Then Flatten It In 2D - working with multifaceted surface, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Mar 30, 2011

Tips & Tricks - Exporting Your CATIA Models to 3DVIA.com - step-by-step process on demonstration of model export from CATIA, uploading them to your account on 3DVIA.com, Don Swavely, 3DVIA, Feb 23, 2011

CATIA V5 How To Import IGS Surfaces into V5 Then Thicken Them - hard to import, export geometry between different CAD software, example of airplane design where we copy some surfaces to use them in separate part file, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Feb 20, 2011

CATIA V5: How to Create a Bent Tube  - quick demo showing creation of 3D sketch for using it in different ways, simple tools available for CATIA users, Siim Teller, GRABCAD, Feb 9, 2011

2010

CATIA V5 - How to Create Bent Tube - create 3D sketch for various purposes, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Nov 22, 2010

Power Train Symphony in CAD and CAE - using Abaqus for CATIA, model templates, CAD/CAE integration, template development, Christopher Hardee, Desktop Engineering, Oct 1, 2010

CATIA V5 - Simplify Surfaces, Then Flatten Them - turning multifaceted surface into easier to deal with element, standard offset tool, MTM, CAD Tutorials, Aug 30, 2010

CATIA V5 - Complex Part Reference Creation - building axis systems, CAD Tutorials, Apr 30, 2010

CATIA V5 - Create View from 3D Annotation - creating 2D view from 3D part model annotation, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Mar 8, 2010

CATIA V5 Change Sketch Support - The Buick Style - re-establishing sketch to new plane or face after creating it, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Feb 19, 2010

CATIA V5 - Excel Driven Sheetmetal Parts - Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Feb 1, 2010

CATIA V5 - Where Did That Icon Go? - look for commands in 'Insert' menu or toolbars, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Jan 26, 2010

CATIA V5 - Introduction to Drafting - introduction to drawing, MTM, CAD Tutorials, Jan 5, 2010

2009

CATIA V5 - Creating Views Using Different Axis System - video, CAD Tutorials, Jul 7, 2009

CATIA/Digital Project - Powercopy Frame - Pt 02 - video, creating frame element using wireframe, sketch tools, Steve Sanderson, design reform, May 29, 2009

CATIA/Digital Project - Powercopy Frame - Pt 03 - video, creating PowerCopy definition from frame element, Steve Sanderson, design reform, May 30, 2009

CATIA/Digital Project - A Brief Overview - video, similarities, differences between CATIA V5 and Digital Project V1, R4, Steve Sanderson, design reform, May 28, 2009

CATIA/Digital Project - Powercopy Frame - Pt 01 - video, usefulness of advanced replication, PowerCopies, role of geometrical sets, bodies in model management, organization, Steve Sanderson, design reform, May 28, 2009

CATIA V5 - Adaptive Sweep Functionality - video demonstrates creating of an adaptive sweep within generative shape design workbench, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Sep 25, 2008

CATIA V5 - How to Show Item Number in BOM - video showing manual method, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Sep 25, 2008

CATIA V5 - How to Add Custom Icons to Your User Interface - video, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Sep 25, 2008

CATIA V5 -Create and Link Fillets in a Sketch - video shows getting corners in sketch automatically, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Nov 13, 2008

CATIA V4 to V5 Translation - video shows opening of V4 model and converting it to V5, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Sep 25, 2008

CATIA V5 - Creating Text for Part Design - video, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Oct 14, 2008

CATIA Design - Freeform Surfaces (Part 1 of 2) - link to video tutorial, You Tube, Aug 11, 2008

CATIA Design - Freeform Surfaces (Part 2 of 2) - link to video tutorial, You Tube, Aug 11, 2008

CATIA Start to Finish in Less Than 15 Minutes - link to video tutorial, Mark Manson, CATIA Community, Aug 5, 2008

Modeling a Hubless Spur Gear - Tutorial for Beginners - Girish Kumar, 3D CAD Resources.com, April 25, 2007

Modeling a Bent Pipe - Tutorial for Beginners - using circle tool in CATIA, Girish Kumar, 3D CAD Resources.com, April 21, 2007

Modeling a Spur Gear - Tutorial for Beginners - drawing a circle and applying constraints in CATIA, Girish Kumar, 3D CAD Resources.com, April 25, 2007

2006

Setting Drafting Standards and Locking User Settings - Rishi Kumar Patel, CATIA Community, December 31, 2006 (requires free registration)

How to Create a Prism in CATIA V5 - take an equilateral triangle with a circle centered at origin and draft angles to create prism, Michel Bonnamour, CATIA Community, July 31, 2006 (requires free registration)

Customizing the Bill of Material - displaying length, width and height of a component in the Bill of Material in CATIA, Rishi Kumar Patel, CATIA Community, March 13, 2006 (requires free registration)

Readying a v4 Model for v5 Conversion - save CATIA v4 individual parts, drop all symbols and details, and retain the important data before migrating to CATIA v5, Shawn Metzer, CATIA Community, April 24, 2006 (requires free registration)

2005

Links in CATIA Part 5: Links in 2D Detail Catalogs - creation and use of 2D detail catalogs in CATIA to store annotations and symbols that are used in drawings, Julie Cyrenne of Dassault Systemes, COE NewsNet, October/November 2005

3 Strategies for Modeling an Electrical Connector - modeling options available with CATIA V5 Electrical Tools, Nicolas Grise, COE NewsNet, August 2005

What Kind of Surface do I Need? - CATIA V5R14 offers seven surfacing tools which can be used depending on surface geometry, Nathan Haller, COE News Net, July 2005

Links in CATIA, Part 3: Context Link - in CATIA V5, managing context link depends upon concurrent engineering and data architectures, Julie Cyrenne, COE News Net, June 2005

CATIA V5 Knowledge Templates - CATIA V5 Knowledgeware captures expert knowledge and uses it for design of new products with intelligent templates, Franck Montigon, CATIA Community, May 13, 2005 (may require free registration)

Opening a CATIA V4 Model File in UGS NX 1 - tips on translating a CATIA V4 model file into NX, or vice versa, Erick Martinez, UGS Community, February 2, 2005 (requires free registration)

SimDesigner Fatigue for CATIA V5: Fatigue Analysis for the Analyst, Part 2 - examines the final stages of product development where the design/engineer and analyst need to work together to optimize the part or product assembly and perform some additional fatigue investigation of the design, Adarsh Pun, Mark Bacchetti and Antoine Reymond, COE NewsNet, December/January 2004

SimDesigner Fatigue for CATIA V5: Fatigue Analysis for the Design-Engineer, Part 1 - explains how to use this tool during the design process, Adarsh Pun, Mark Bacchetti and Antoine Reymond, COE NewsNet, September/October 2004

Creating a Loft with Relimitation - CATIA tip on how to create a loft with two cross sections and a point, Gouri Prasad Praharaj, CATIA Community, October 19, 2004 (requires free registration)

Determining Correct File Location - CATIA tips on how to remember the correct file location when trying to save your work, Kevin O’Riley, CATIA Community, October 5, 2004 (requires free registration)

How to Add a Custom Material to Your Model - CATIA tips on how to make models more lifelike by adding materials, Jonathan Cullen, CATIA Community, September 21, 2004 (requires free registration)

Import CATIA V4 models in SolidWorks - tutorial shows how to import a CATIA V4 file into SolidWorks using FormatWorks 2004, NOVEDGE, September 16, 2004

Displaying Text Fields from the Tree - CATIA tip, Shaun Wyvill, CATIA Community, September 9, 2004 (requires free registration)

Backing Up Shortcuts and Video Settings - CATIA tip, CATIA Community, September 3, 2004 (requires free registration)

Publishing Centerlines - CATIA tip, Kevin O'Riley, CATIA Community, August 23, 2004 (requires free registration)

Opening a CATIA V4 Model File in UGS NX 1 - tips for translating a V4 model file into UG NX or vice versa, Erick Martinez, CATIA Community, August 16, 2004 (requires free registration)

Import/Export CATIA V4 Models in Rhino - interactive tutorial illustrates how to import and export CATIA V4 files from Rhinoceros 3.0, using the Elysium plug-in, NOVEDGE Newsletter, July 2004

A Whole New WRL - CATIA tutorial explores the world of Virtual Reality Modeling Language or VRML, Scott M. Natario, CATIA Community, July 19, 2004 (requires free registration)

Using Concurrent Offline Licenses in Releases Prior to R13 - CATIA tip, Ron Bogard, CATIA Community, July 8, 2004 (requires free registration)

Defining Aliases for Commands - CATIA tip, Syed Sahir, CATIA Community, April 30, 2004 (may require free registration)

Dimension Following The Mouse - CATIA tip, Syed Sahir, CATIA Community, April 30, 2004 (may require free registration)

Understanding Materials, Catalogs and Inheritance - CATIA tutorial, Cedric Simard and Franck Poisson, CATIA Community, April 9, 2004 (may require free registration)

Geometry Behind a Showroom But Visible When Rendering an Image - CATIA tip, Cedric Simard and Franck Poisson, CATIA Community, April 9, 2004 (may require free registration)

Tips for Setting the Display of Dimensional Constraints in V5 - CATIA tips for enhancing productivity in the design environment, Eric Hildebrand, COE NewsNet, March 2004

Customization of Shortcut Keys - CATIA tip on how to make shortcuts permanent, Ragu, CATIA Digital Digest, March 2, 2004

More on CATIA Shortcuts - CATIA tips, CATIA Digital Digest, February 24, 2004

Customizing Shortcut Commands - CATIA tip, Andre du Plessis, CATIA Digital Digest, February 17, 2004

Using an Offset Constraint When Things are in Contact in an Assembly - CATIA tips explain how to save time when things are in contact in an assembly, Tom Cisler, COE NewsNet, January 2004

Preselection Navigator - CATIA tip on cycling through overlapping elements, Syed Sahir, CATIA Digital Digest, February 3, 2004

Downward Compatibility Utility in CATIA V5 - tips for converting CATParts, Harpreet Singh Arora, CATIA Digital Digest, January 20, 2004

Geometry Behind a Showroom But Visible When Rendering an Image - CATIA tips about using a showroom from a catalog with CATIA Photo Studio, Cedric Simard and Franck Poisson, CATIA Digital Digest, January 8, 2004

How to Launch Apps From a Toolbar in CATIA - CATIA tips, Ray Anderson, CATIA Digital Digest, December 16, 2003

Avoid Creation of CATProduct When You are Starting CATIA V5 - CATIA tip, CATIA Digital Digest, November 18, 2003

Rotating Around an Object in CATIA v5 - CATIA tips, Steve Stigall, CATIA Digital Digest, November 11, 2003

Converting Your 2D CATIA V4 Drawing to V5 - CATIA tips, CATIA Digital Digest, November 4, 2003

Downward Compatibility of CATIA V5 Files - CATIA tips, CATIA Digital Digest, October 21, 2003

Clean, Controlled IGES Files - Just Say YES! - CATIA tips,  K.C. Takacs, CATIA Digital Digest, October 14, 2003

Translate from Pro/ENGINEER to CATIA with IronCAD/Inovate - a step-by-step slide show illustrates the import and export capabilities of Inovate, Novedge Newsletter, July 2003

V5i GPN - MSC.Nastran within CATIA V5 - tutorial shows how to create a simple simulation model, run a MSC.Nastran linear static analysis and perform simple postprocessing of the analysis results, COE NewsNet, August 2003

How to Align a View to the Pulling Direction - CATIA tips, Heiko Oldendorf, CATIA Digital Digest, July 29, 2003

CATIA Tips and Techniques: Selecting V5 Objects - how to select all points, COE NewsNet, July 2003

CATIA Tips and Techniques: Leveraging Your PDM System to Track Data Versions and Revisions - COE NewsNet, July 2003

Customizing CATIA V5 with Accelerator Keys - tutorial shows how to program your own accelerator keys for functions that you frequently use, Ajay Chavali, COE NewsNet, June 2003

Create a Pyramid - CATIA tips, Vladimir Ilic, CATIA Digital Digest, June 24, 2003

Zoom Hint - CATIA V4 tip, K. S. RamNath, CATIA Digital Digest, June 17, 2003

Selecting Multiple Elements When Relimiting - CATIA tips, Phil Hittepole, CATIA Digital Digest, June 3, 2003

Converting Part Files to CATIA V4 Without STEP License - CATIA tips, Ravi Chandra Phani T., CATIA Digital Digest, April 8, 2003

How to Determine Required Motor Torque - tutorial explores using CATIA V5 and MSC.Dynamic Designer to understand how much motor torque is necessary to drive an assembly through its range of motion,  MSC.Software, January 2003

Building Bridges: A Commentary on V4 to V5 Functionality - a discussion of Layer usage in CATIA V5, Barbara Gaillard, CATIA Solutions, November/December 2002

CATIA Hints & Tips for Drafting - CATIA Users of Central Ontario, November 6, 2002

CATIA Model Clean Up - tips on how to repair a CATIA model that doesn't respond properly to standard functionality, CATIA Users of Central Ontario, November 6, 2002

Filtering Out a Part in a Drawing View - tip for CATIA users, Don Crenshaw, CATIA Digital Digest, March 26, 2002

 
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