Snap you can do it! Create a filter and assign just the characteristics you want to report.
No problem! Click all the characteristics that apply and right-click to select Edit Multiple Characteristics and select the item you want to assign to these, such as Comment, Key Designation, etc.
No worries! Set the tolerances in Tools and Default Precision and Tolerances. Click all the characteristics and right-click to set the new tolerances and you are done!
The DISCUS Auto Ballooning functionality does have the capability to auto balloon an entire drawing. However, for the best results, use the balloon pointer to select an area of the drawing. This gives you greater [...]
The new Auto Ballooning feature doesn't currently work with Notes - only GD&T and Dimensionals. When using Auto Ballooning, set OCR to use the GD&T option. Go to Tools / OCR settings in DISCUS.
We have released a video on how to use the new Auto ballooning feature included in DISCUS 9.x. Check it out here. Look for the video entitled DISCUS Auto Ballooning.
Rotate your captured dimensions to match what you see on the drawing – Some drawings have dimensions that are read straight from right to left. Some are at an angle for a variety of reasons. [...]
Change requirement property value for all selected characteristics – Globally select requirement information for a batch of requirements. Select characteristics you want to change and select the option. All characteristics selected will have that value, [...]
User- Defined Characteristic Class Values – Now you can create other class values, such as NA, Safety, etc. Then make this a default for the characteristics. You are no longer required to use Major, Minor [...]
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If you add a drawing to DISCUS and forget to indicate that it is Metric or if you forgot to include the revision, you can easily do so. With the drawing displayed, right-click on the [...]
If you have a need to hide the parent balloon, such as number 2 but show only the sub balloons, you can do so. Create a Filter and then select the follow parameters: CN =2 [...]
Contact [email protected] for a detailed template, that breaks up the variable data into very discreet data analysis. This template will show you the nominal, plus the upper and lower spec limits and the upper and [...]
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