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Improvements to Onshape - October 10th, 2022



  • emagdalenaC2iemagdalenaC2i Member, Developers, Channel partner Posts: 794 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Awesome update!!!

    En este enlace podéis ver las Novedades de Onshape en español:
    Un saludo,

    Eduardo Magdalena                         C2i Change 2 improve                         ☑ ¿Por qué no organizamos una reunión online?  
                                                                         Partner de PTC - Onshape                                     Averigua a quién conocemos en común
  • Aaron_MagninAaron_Magnin Member, Onshape Employees Posts: 107
    @emagdalenaC2i I don't know whats more amazing, the update, or YOUR version that you turn around so amazingly fast. Great work! 
  • emagdalenaC2iemagdalenaC2i Member, Developers, Channel partner Posts: 794 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Thanks @Aaron_Magnin
    I was able to have the video before but this afternoon my children wanted to go to the beach to skate ;-)

    And... There are also other small improvement:
    FeatureScript debug with Orange color --> I love this one (it fits with my company branding)

    Un saludo,

    Eduardo Magdalena                         C2i Change 2 improve                         ☑ ¿Por qué no organizamos una reunión online?  
                                                                         Partner de PTC - Onshape                                     Averigua a quién conocemos en común
  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,128 PRO
    Is there any way to add singular parts to a publication? I have projects that have parts from another project with completely un related part studios and would like to drop parts in for viewing less the related studio. 
    Engineer ı Product Designer ı Onshape Consulting Partner
    Twitter: @onshapetricks  & @babart1977   
  • glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member Posts: 109 ✭✭✭
    edited October 2022
    @brucebartlett Could you use a derived part in a studio or instance in an assembly and use the tab containing for the publication?

    Never mind. I just logged into a professional account that I do my day work in and was able to add a part studio from another document. Sweet! Guess that's why the publication is it's own document.
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 1,615 PRO
    y'all! what a massive update! The FEA looks so great, and seeing it built in so natively is wonderful, rather than it feeling like an add-on. Publications are so much more elegant than what I've been having to do. Love it love it love it.
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
  • danny_paynedanny_payne Member, User Group Leader Posts: 26 PRO
    edited October 2022
    I am so excited to work with the simulation package. This is huge and will be great to worth with. I also the other updates but the FEA is awesome. I was too excited and did not notice that simulation was for Enterprise customers. I will have to wait to try till this becomes available to Professional. I do enjoy using Onscale with Onshape in my work.
  • Axel_KollmenterAxel_Kollmenter Member Posts: 335 PRO
    edited October 2022
    Alright I got a question to the new icon to see if an assembly is fully defined or not. If it isn´t fully defined, is there a way to show which part is still loose?
    Maybe you can click on the "undefined icon" and then the loosen part will be highlighted.

    Best regards,

    Axel Kollmenter
  • alan_smith_16072alan_smith_16072 Member Posts: 2 EDU
    Please add simulation to education.   I coach a FIRST robotics team and having simulation easily used by students would be HUGE!
  • M_HutchisonM_Hutchison Member Posts: 14 PRO
    I too coach a FIRST robotics team (FRC5900) and wish I could show the students simulation too.
  • Rhett_RobinsonRhett_Robinson Member Posts: 15 PRO
    Really glad that I can finally play around with the AR view this morning! Is it in the works to allow for rendered versions to be in the AR view? Also, is there a best practice for getting true 1:1 scale in the AR view compared to the physical surroundings rather than just zooming in and out until it looks right? I can see interesting applications with visualizing a real-life part with an improved version or variation on it and being able to compare in real time.
  • jeff_brown304jeff_brown304 Member Posts: 14 ✭✭
    It's a small thing but I'm very grateful for the custom tip angle for the hole tool.  This will save me a little time manually deleting hole faces to make flat holes for 3D printed models.  The simulation features look awesome too!
  • Ivan_DeetlefsIvan_Deetlefs Member Posts: 20 PRO

    PUBLICATIONS is a great new addition but bulk export would be very helpful.

  • ian_d_gardinerian_d_gardiner Member, User Group Leader Posts: 35 PRO
    Publications is a huge improvement. Thanks for getting this out. Great update!
  • sebastian_glanznersebastian_glanzner Member, Developers, Simulation EVP Posts: 302 PRO
    Great video! The hand freaked me out   :D

  • MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 1,121 PRO
    Trying to get the opposite direction angle. It shows for a brief moment, but then disappears. Anyone know how to do this without using centerlines?

  • Lucas_KuhnsLucas_Kuhns Member Posts: 47 PRO
    One question on Publications, it is possible to have the publication always be the latest release? In other words, if I release a new drawing revision, the publication would automatically show that latest release.
  • FieldsFields Member Posts: 7 EDU
    Any chance of this coming to education accounts? Currently I use Onshape to teach CAD for our HS robotics team, but have to export to F360 whenever we go through simulations. Mostly a bust for the students trying to learn two different CAD programs this early.
    I don't trust a CAD system until I've broken it... repeatedly.
  • stephen_cuddihystephen_cuddihy Member Posts: 4 PRO
    Will on shape simulation include analysis of the fasteners within an assembly and how should these be mated
  • mlaflecheCADmlaflecheCAD Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 158
    There will be a webinar going into some detail on Onshape Simulation that I would recommend attending if you have questions.  Greg Brown, Head of Product here at Onshape will be leading this.  Greg has decades of Simulation experience.  There are two sessions:

    Americas Session on Oct. 26 at 1pm ET – Register Today!

    Europe Session on Oct. 27 at 3:30pm CEST – Register Today!

    Mike LaFleche   @mlaflecheCAD
  • mlaflecheCADmlaflecheCAD Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 158
    edited October 2022
    @stephen_cuddihy since fasteners are typically mated with the "fasten" condition they will be ready for the simulation as long as the material properties are set.  But bolted connections are a whole area that can get deep quickly.  Loads will transfer through fasteners but we are not simulating thread engagement with the pre-stress condition at this time. 
    Mike LaFleche   @mlaflecheCAD
  • mlaflecheCADmlaflecheCAD Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 158
    @Lucas_Kuhns Publications currently point to the version or revision you choose with the ability to see if a newer version is available with the blue notice icon, but will not automatically present the latest version or revision.  Good question!
    Mike LaFleche   @mlaflecheCAD
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