Sketcher: Constraint based sketch vs. sketch operations

When working with a 3d solid modeling solution like TopSolid, it is very important that you understand how its sketcher functions.  Most 3d modeling solutions have one way to create and work with sketches.  And that one way is supposed to fit every need you have. The...

TopSolid 7: Simplified Representation

Ok, so it´s summer and it´s vacation time i know.. still who doesn´t enjoy a good video from time to time? I´m sure most people using TopSolid 7 know “Representations”. However, i´m not sure everyone is aware of something called  “Simplified...

TopSolid 7.6 preview: “Thickened curve”

If you are a TopSolid V6 user “Thickened curve” might not be spectacular news but if you are using TopSolid 7 this might be a welcome addition to the Sketch section. As someone once said “you don´t know what you got til it´s gone”. Coming from...

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...