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  • PCDMIS4.0ReferenceManualWindowsNT,2000,andXPVersion

    ByWilcoxAssociates,Inc.

  • Copyright19992001,20022005HexagonMetrologyandWilcoxAssociatesIncorporated.Allrightsreserved.

    PCDMIS,DirectCAD,TutorforWindows,RemotePanelApplication,DataPage,andMicroMeasureIVareeitherregisteredtrademarksortrademarksofHexagonMetrologyandWilcoxAssociates,Incorporated.

    SPCLightisatrademarkofLighthouse.

    HyperViewisatrademarkofDundasSoftwareLimitedandHyperCubeIncorporated.

    Orbix3isatrademarkofIONATechnologies.

    IDEASandUnigraphicsareeithertrademarksorregisteredtrademarksofEDS.

    Pro/ENGINEERisaregisteredtrademarkofPTC.

    CATIAiseitheratrademarkorregisteredtrademarkofDassaultSystemesandIBMCorporation.

    ACISiseitheratrademarkorregisteredtrademarkofSpatialandDassaultSystemes.

    3DxWareiseitheratrademarkorregisteredtrademarkof3Dconnexion.

    lp_solveisafreesoftwarepackagelicensedandusedundertheGNULGPL.

    PCDMISforWindowsversion4.0andbeyondusesafree,opensourcepackagecalledlp_solve(orlpsolve)thatisdistributedundertheGNUlessergeneralpubliclicense(LGPL).

    lpsolvecitationdata

    Description:Opensource(MixedInteger)LinearProgrammingsystem

    Language:Multiplatform,pureANSIC/POSIXsourcecode,Lex/Yaccbasedparsing

    Officialname:lp_solve(alternativelylpsolve)

    Releasedata:Version5.1.0.0dated1May2004

    Codevelopers:MichelBerkelaar,KjellEikland,PeterNotebaert

    Licenceterms:GNULGPL(LesserGeneralPublicLicence)

    Citationpolicy:GeneralreferencesasperLGPL

    Modulespecificreferencesasspecifiedtherein

    Youcangetthispackagefrom:

    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lp_solve/

  • WilcoxAssociates,Inc.

    PCDMIS4.0ReferenceManual TableOfContents i

    TableOfContentsGETTINGSTARTED:ANOVERVIEW.............................................................................................. 1

    INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................................... 1VERSIONENHANCEMENTS.................................................................................................................... 1ORGANIZATIONOFMANUAL ................................................................................................................. 5CADLINKS........................................................................................................................................ 10USINGAMOUSEORMOTIONCONTROLLER......................................................................................... 10

    SpaceBall /SpaceMouseModes.................................................................................................... 13AUTOMATING PCDMIS..................................................................................................................... 14SOFTWARECONFIGURATIONS............................................................................................................. 14

    ComparisonofOffLineandOnLineVersions .............................................................................. 15PCDMISVision............................................................................................................................ 16PCDMIS/NC................................................................................................................................ 16PCDMISLaser............................................................................................................................. 16PCDMISGear ............................................................................................................................. 16PCDMISIP.................................................................................................................................. 16

    GETTINGSTARTED:ASIMPLETUTORIAL ................................................................................ 17

    INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................... 17GETTING STARTEDWITHA SIMPLE TUTORIAL...................................................................................... 17

    Step1:CreateaNewPartProgram............................................................................................... 18Step2:DefineaProbe................................................................................................................... 18Step3:SettheView ....................................................................................................................... 19Step4:MeasuretheAlignmentFeatures ........................................................................................ 20Step5:ScaletheImage.................................................................................................................. 21Step6:CreateanAlignment .......................................................................................................... 22Step7:SetyourPreferences .......................................................................................................... 23Step8:AddComments................................................................................................................... 25Step9:MeasureAdditionalFeatures ............................................................................................. 26Step10:ConstructNewFeaturesfromExistingFeatures............................................................... 26Step11:CalculateDimensions ...................................................................................................... 28Step12:MarktheItemstoExecute ................................................................................................ 29Step13:SettheReportOutput ....................................................................................................... 29Step14:ExecutetheFinishedProgram ......................................................................................... 29Step15:PrinttheReport ............................................................................................................... 30

    MEASURING FEATURES....................................................................................................................... 30FeatureGuessing .......................................................................................................................... 30DeterminingThicknessofSheetMetalFeatures ............................................................................. 33

    USINGDIFFERENTPROBEOPTIONS...................................................................................................... 33UsingaProbeOnline................................................................................................................... 33UsingaProbeOffline .................................................................................................................. 34UsingHardProbes........................................................................................................................ 34

    REPRESENTINGA PARTGRAPHICALLY................................................................................................. 35WORKINGINMANUALORDCCMODE ................................................................................................ 36

    NAVIGATINGTHEUSERINTERFACE .......................................................................................... 37

    INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................... 37THE SCREENAPPEARANCE.................................................................................................................. 37THEMENUBAR.................................................................................................................................. 39

    File ............................................................................................................................................... 39Edit ............................................................................................................................................... 39View.............................................................................................................................................. 39Insert ............................................................................................................................................ 39

  • WilcoxAssociates,Inc.

    TableOfContents PCDMIS4.0ReferenceManualii

    Operation...................................................................................................................................... 40Window......................................................................................................................................... 40Help.............................................................................................................................................. 40

    THE TOOLBARAREA........................................................................................................................... 41THEGRAPHICSDISPLAYWINDOW...................................................................................................... 41THE STATUSBAR................................................................................................................................ 42DIALOGBOXDESCRIPTION ................................................................................................................. 42

    EditBox:....................................................................................................................................... 44ListBox: ....................................................................................................................................... 45DropDownListBox............