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Improvements to Onshape - December 12th, 2022
COLOR MAP CURVATURE ANALYSISIn addition to zebra stripes, you can now analyze surfaces using color mapping. Analysis options include Gaussian and mean curvatures, as well as maximum and minimum radii of your surfaces.
AGGREGATED ASSEMBLY PROPERTIES
You can now utilize aggregated Assembly properties when working with Assemblies to get information like the total mass of your Assembly into your bill of materials.
FRAME END CAPSEnd caps can be added to frames that you've created, allowing you to match a frame profile or its internal profile or create your own rectangular or circular cap with their own editable parameters.
PARTIAL FLANGE MANIPULATORSPartial flanges are now able to be defined using sliding manipulators.
BRIDGING CURVE IMPROVEMENTSThe Bridging curve feature can now start in the middle of an edge and match curvature to a face. Controls have been added to edit the position along the selected edge and the tangency angle of the curve in reference to a face.
DRAWING FORMAT PAINTER UPDATEThe drawing Format painter has been updated to give you more control over pasting of style, tolerance and precision, and/or content for dimensions and annotations, to improve drawing workflows.
NEW COMMENT INDICATORFor increased accessibility and visibility into when a new comment is added to your workspace, a new comment icon will appear on top of the Comments tab, regardless if you are tagged in it or not.
RENDER STUDIO IMPROVEMENTS
RESET GROUND BUTTONThe Environments and ground menu now includes a button to reset the ground to the lowest point on the model. See this in action in the video below.
NEW CLIPPING AND TONE MAPPING SETTING LOCATIONSettings for clipping and Tone mapping are now located under the View tools dropdown menu under the View cube.
AR VIEW SHADOWSAR view now includes dynamic shadows for your model that update as the workspace changes.
LINK SHARINGThe Onshape Android application now allows you to toggle link sharing permissions.
LEARNING CENTER IMPROVEMENTS
TECHNICAL BRIEFINGSOnshape Arena Connector Guide- A new technical briefing for Enterprise administrators who are connecting Onshape to Arena.
Updates to Navigating Onshape for New Users to include additional information about navigating an Onshape document as a view-only user.
Frames Fundamentals course
Updates to the custom profiles video to include frame alignment points.
Onshape Surface Modeling course
Update to the complex surface lofting video to include ruled surface and new loft feature options.
Updates to the Fill surface video to include the new adjacent faces option.
PCB Studio Fundamentals course
Update to the Navigating PCB Studio layout video to include updating the Bill of Materials reference designator.
- Updates to the Onshape Documents video to reflect newer interface and brand.
Please take a moment to try out these new features and improvements and leave your comments in the Forum post. For a detailed list of all the changes in this update, please see the changelog.
Remember: The updates listed here are now live for all users when creating new Documents. Over the next few days, these features will also be available in Documents created before this update.