Tables in DriveWorksXpress

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Let’s imagine you are doing a DriveWorks project where the number of holes in a part varies dependent on the model number. Something like this: Model Number # of Holes Model Name A 1 Kathy B 3 Anna C 7 Danella D 2 Marisa       Something like this is rather easy to do in DriveWorks Pro or Solo because you could do a lookup table, but in DriveWorksXpress we are limited to only IF/Then logic. Acording to most […]

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Tables in DriveWorksXpress

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Let’s imagine you are doing a DriveWorks project where the number of holes in a part varies dependent on the model number. Something like this: Model Number # of Holes Model Name A 1 Kathy B 3 Anna C 7 Danella D 2 Marisa           Something like this is rather easy to do in DriveWorks Pro or Solo because you could do a lookup table, but in DriveWorksXpress we are limited to only IF/Then logic. Acording […]

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DriveWorks and SOLIDWORKS Equations

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DriveWorks doesn’t care if you drive your dimensions with SOLIDWORKS equations or if you drive them through the DriveWorks rules. I’ve seen several successful DriveWorks projects that use both DriveWorks AND SOLIDWORKS equations, yet oftentimes during my public autograph sessions people will ask me if I have a preference. I do. (Otherwise this blog entry would be rather boring.) Though there are exceptions to every rule, I usually recommend not using SOLIDWORKS equations within a DriveWorks project.  If you have SOLIDWORKS […]

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