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Using “Frames” in TopSolid 7

Ever wondered what Frames are all about in TopSolid 7? If you are a V6 user, you know them as “Coordinate Systems” and that´s  basically what they are. Below are a few videos that may help you understand more about frames, what they are and how to use...

2D Kinematics in TopSolid 7

3D cad changed the way we work forever. And sure, it´s awesome and has all kinds of advantages. But sometimes you just want a simple sketch, maybe to present a proof of concept. _ TopSolid 7 offers the ability to create a mechanism by defining the kinematics of the...

The powers of the right mouse button!

The right mouse button is very useful. It offers a menu which is generally used as a shortcut for commands that you could otherwise reach from other places inside TopSolid. The cool thing about it is that it´s context dependent, meaning that if you right click on a...

TopSolid 7 Tips & Tricks #11

Sometimes you want to go back in your design and maybe even insert a new feature at that earlier stage. What i used to do was to go to my operations tree (or feature tree if you like) and then change the modeling stage there. But what i didn´t know was that in...

TopSolid 7 Tips & Tricks #9

Taking advantage of the little things such as common keybord shortcuts and such can make your everyday life a lot easier, so why not use them? Copy/paste is one of those keybord shortcuts that are used alot. Described in this video is how to use copy/paste and...

TopSolid 7 Tips & Tricks #8

Applying constraints automatically is something most CAD systems can do and TopSolid 7 is no exception. Learning how to use this is something that can make your everyday life a little easier. Here´s one example on how to speed up your workflow. _ Video by...