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Update List of ZW3D 2013 SP

August.12.2013.




Content
Update List of ZW3D 2013 SP ............................................................................................................................... 1
1 Basic Function .................................................................................................................................................... 1
1.1 ZW3D 64bit version ............................................................................................................................... 1
1.2 File management..................................................................................................................................... 2
1.3 New pick feature..................................................................................................................................... 2
1.4 Improved Print ........................................................................................................................................ 2
1.5 Other Improvements ............................................................................................................................... 2
2 Translator ....................................................................................................................................................... 4
2.1 Simplified workflow .............................................................................................................................. 4
2.2 New loop projection logic to improve import quality .......................................................................... 4
2.3 Adjusted the UV space of small faces ................................................................................................... 4
2.4 Optimized Parasolid ............................................................................................................................... 5
2.5 Improved STEP ...................................................................................................................................... 5
2.6 Improved DWG &PDF .......................................................................................................................... 6
2.7 Updated Translator(TransMagicR10SP01) ........................................................................................... 7
3 Modeling ....................................................................................................................................................... 8
3.1 History Manager ..................................................................................................................................... 8
3.2 Sketch ...................................................................................................................................................... 8
3.3 Part Design .............................................................................................................................................. 9
3.4 Sheet Metal ........................................................................................................................................... 11
3.5 Assembly ............................................................................................................................................... 12
3.6 Point Cloud ........................................................................................................................................... 12
3.7 Updated PartSolution(PartSolution9.05) ............................................................................................ 13
4 Drafting ........................................................................................................................................................ 14
4.1 Make sure primitive edges projected as primitive in Drafting .......................................................... 14
4.2 Projection correctness improvement ................................................................................................... 14
4.3 Smarter broken section boundaries ..................................................................................................... 15
4.4 Improved table functions ..................................................................................................................... 15
4.5 More tools in Toolbar > DimTool........................................................................................................ 16
4.6 Other Improvements ............................................................................................................................. 16
5 Mold ............................................................................................................................................................. 17
5.1 Electrode ............................................................................................................................................... 17
5.2 Optimized features................................................................................................................................ 17
5.3 Fixed Problems ..................................................................................................................................... 18
6 CAM ............................................................................................................................................................. 19
6.1 CAM Manager ...................................................................................................................................... 19
6.2 Functionality Improvements ................................................................................................................ 19

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Update List of ZW3D 2013 SP
Some significant new features are added in ZW3D 2013 SP. And more than 200 problems are fixed.
Following are highlights of this new version:
New ZW3D 64bit version
Updated Translator
Simplified import & export workflow
Much-improved data exchange
New Pick from List command to help to select obscured objects.
Modeling improvements, including Loft, Wrap, and Rib feature pattern, and so on.
Drafting improvements, especially the accuracy of the projection.
New and improved CAM features: New Nesting operation, Trapezoid thread type, Run-out extended
tool path, improved minimum tool-length calculation, and so on.
1 Basic Function
1.1 ZW3D 64bit version
ZW3D 2013 x64(64-bit) is coming. Install the ZW3D x64 on the computer running 64-bit operation system
to maximize the performances.
64-bit operating systems can handle large amounts of memorytypically 4GB of random access memory
(RAM) or more efficiently than 32-bit operating systems.
The speed of reading data is faster. Modeling, assembly and tool-path calculation are more efficient.

(Note: The previous version (< 2013 SP) cant read the Z3 file saved in ZW3D 2013 SP x64.)

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1.2 File management
1) Made sure that the symbols of the diameter, degree and arc length will be display correctly in
multi-language version.
2) Moved New Assembly Mode into Configuration form.
3) Send supports compressing.
1.3 New pick feature
New Pick from List function to help users to select obscured objects. It is available from the right menu.
Features are list in the type.
Turn on Direct Edit option, feature objects are excluded in the list.
The part in the sub-assembly can be selected.

1.4 Improved Print
1) New display effects of Print/Plot through OSR (Off screen rendering).
2) Fixed the lost objects of plot preview.
3) Fixed the sheet background box to not be printed.
1.5 Other Improvements
1) More commands support to be operated transparently.
All the inquire commands and show/hide commands can be operated when doing other operations.
2) Analyze faces and Continuity error commands are available in Lite version.

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3) Fixed some crash problems to continue to improve stability.
Fixed the crash error of creating break section view on part with Do not section
Fixed the crash error when opening a file such as .jpg or .bmp
Fixed the crash during echo in Drag command caused by array index overflow
Fixed the crash when emboss with a resolution of 0.01
Fixed a crash during feature renaming
4) Improved compatibility with low-end Intel graphic cards.
5) Add a new Performance Option in Visual Manager.
6) Restored the display of the edge with individual attribute under wireframe.
7) The freeze color of out-of-scope parts can inherit their original color.
8) Fixed the lost layer display info of customized view.
9) New Custom option of color widget of Face Attribute command.
10) Fixed the residual highlight after canceling Entity Info.














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2 Translator
2.1 Simplified workflow
Simplified workflow is fit for users habit and easier to transfer different formats during import or export
files.
2.2 New loop projection logic to improve import quality
This new loop projection logic helps to decrease open edges of imported models. Test result shows that
more than 30% models get better quality.
Take a parasolid file for example, see the image below.
In ZW3D 2012 SP2, there are more than 80 open edges and some reversed surfaces. In ZW3D 2013 SP,
there are only 14 open edges and no reversed surface.

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2.3 Adjusted the UV space of small faces
This improvement not only improves the display of imported model, but also reduces the number of
reversed surface.




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2.4 Optimized Parasolid
1) Update parasolid format to V25.1.
2) Made sure that primitive entities are imported or exported as primitive for Parasolid format.
Based on this improvement, many imported problems are fixed to obtain better model quality.
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2.5 Improved STEP
1) Fixed the import issue of the torus primitive surface with MinR>MaxR.






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2) Fixed the component misplacing of the step import.
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3) Fixed the index duplication error when exporting an assembly with components instancing from
different files.
4) Fixed the shape duplication on the import of a specific step file.
5) Fixed the display abnormal after importing a specific file.
2.6 Improved DWG &PDF
1) Fixed the location shift error of the Title Block after DWG export.
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2) Fixed the lost lines in drafting after exporting into PDF.
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2.7 Updated Translator(TransMagicR10SP01)
ZW3D 2013 SP supports TransMagic10, TransMagic9 and TransMagic8.
ZW3D 2013 & 2012 just support TransMagic9 and TransMagic8.
New format version:
Format Version
CATIA V6 new!
CATIA V5 Up to R23
CATIA V4 Up to V4.24
Unigraphics Up to NX 8.5
Solidworks Up to Solidworks 2013
Core Elements/ProE Up to Core 2.0
Inventor Up to V2013
Parasolid Up to V25
SAT R2 to R23

Webpackage (32bit): http://download.zwsoft.com/zw3d/OptionalModule/TransMagicR10sp01.exe
Webpackage (64bit): http://download.zwsoft.com/zw3d/OptionalModule/TransMagicR10sp01_x64.exe







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3 Modeling
3.1 History Manager
1) Color auto-suppressed features in red to distinguish from the manual-suppressed features.

2) Many problems are fixed.
Fixed the Redo failure because of failed "Redefine Last".
Fixed the lost history operation of Dimple, Louver and Stock when canceling the redefinition.
Restored the auto-regen mark of sub-part.
Made sure that the entity name remains unchanged after Hide and Show operation.
Made regeneration of references to edges on open faces more robust.
Improved tracing of parent/child features dependent on assembly components.
3.2 Sketch
1) Allow a sketch to directly reference geometry from any component in parent.
2) Fixed the lost highlight of sketch origin point.
3) Improved the perpendicular constraint between line and curve.
4) Made Tangent Pick to support direct external reference.
5) Fixed the incorrect association between Dimension Toggle and the options of Sketch Setting.

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3.3 Part Design
3.3.1 Loft feature support point as profile
Points can work as the profile of loft feature. And there are three new different types: Start Point and
Profiles, End Point and Profiles, Both End Points and Profiles.
Start Point and Profiles End Point and Profiles Both End Points and Profiles



3.3.2 Updated Wrap shape along curve and Pattern shape along curve
More functionality is provided, including the following points:
New option---Start point
New option---Reverse curve direction.
Updated option---Move/Pattern shape rigidly
Move shape rigidly Wrap but preserve shape Wrap and bend along curve

The second option, "Wrap but
preserve shape" is a new method
that rigidly moves the shape to
the curve and then wraps to the
face with minimal distortion. This
option is appropriate if you are
wrapping several small
decorations along a curve.
The default value "Wrap and
bend along curve" gives the old
answer and is the appropriate
option if you are bending a
cylinder along the curve.

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New option---Stretch stretch (or compress the shapes) along the length of the curve
Wrap and bend along curve
-50 0 50

3.3.3 Improved the result of patterning the Rib feature
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3.3.5 Other Improvements
1) Fixed wrap failure when the geometry went off of the edge of a quilt of faces had primitive planes.
2) New Extension option in Divide and Trim commands.
3) Upgraded External Copy to support history extraction.
4) Fixed the wrong shape generated by Inlay from a text crossing the surface seam.
5) Made sure the shape generated on a self-x profile by Inlay is close.
6) Improved Merge Face to cover more cases.
7) Fixed face color propagation of Divide.
8) Fixed the wrong profile orientation when Extrude, Revolve and Sweep worked on a one-line
profile, and made them to support 0 offset.
9) Fixed some bugs related Direct Edit.
10) Fixed some wrap failure cases.
11) Fixed Unfold to a plane to work on a face with pole.
12) Fixed a failure of Combine on a specific model.

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13) Fixed the wrong shape generated by Inlay from text crossing a surface seam.
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14) Made sure that Vertex Chamfer works with big setback value.
15) Made sure the cylinder face required to extend to cap the fillet is extended as a cylinder.
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3.4 Sheet Metal
1) Fixed the wrong shape of refolding a sheet metal which was partially cut its flanges on unfold status.
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2) Fixed the reversed face on a flange which happened when refolding a unfolded sheet .
3) Fixed the persistent label conflict of Louver and Dimple commands.
4) Made sure the shape generated by Louver was closed.

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3.5 Assembly
1) Fixed the Open Part command to open component in a new window.
2) Edit Part command can use the window of the part if it is already open.
3) New Animation Ribbon under Animation context, and right-click menu is supported on blank area of
animation manager.
4) Fixed the error of Undo an operation of opening an external part within assembly manager.
5) Fixed the errors on Rename Component and Rename Part.
6) Made sure the graphic view won't change when using "Move/Rotate/Drag" in animation context.

3.6 Point Cloud
Optimized surface from points command
1) New fit methods --- Max iteration or Fit tolerance are provided. According to these parameters to
control fitting shape. When one target is reached, fitting is finish.
2) New options--Free/Fixed bounds are available when reference face is assigned.



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3.7 Updated PartSolution(PartSolution9.05)
ZW3D 2013 SP supports PartSolution9.05 or above.

Web package of PartSolution English version:
http://download.zwsoft.com/zw3d/OptionalModule/PARTsolutionsEngWeb_9.05.exe































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4 Drafting
4.1 Make sure primitive edges projected as primitive in
Drafting
This optimization greatly improves the quality of 2D drawing, especially for imported model s.
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4.2 Projection correctness improvement
1) Fixed the missing silhouette lines on view projection of a specific model.
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2) Fixed the hidden line misclassification or loss on view projection.
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4.3 Smarter broken section boundaries
This project makes broken sections smarter about their boundaries by creating boundary curves over a
face only if the face is closer to the eye than the section plane.
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4.4 Improved table functions
1) New User-defined option in Hole Table command to support picking non-hole-feature geometries
to dimension as holes.
Check this box to select curves for user-defined holes that are concentric with 3D hole features.
Checking or unchecking this box does not affect holes that you have already selected for the
hole table.
When this box is not checked, curves cannot be selected as user-defined holes if they have the
same center as a hole feature, regardless of whether the hole feature is eligible for picking.
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2) Fixed the hole table creation failure on a view which was projected from a part of an external file.
3) Made sure that the values of variables could be exported together with the table.

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4.5 More tools in Toolbar > DimTool
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More useful and easier dimension tools are provided. They can speed up the dimension mark or
modification.
4.6 Other Improvements
1) New drafting template filter

2) Fixed the lagged refresh of Hide Component command.
3) Made sure original point of the grid in the drawing sheet always be coincide with the origin point of the
sheet.
4) Restored the Disassociate function of Associate/Disassociate command.










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5 Mold
5.1 Electrode
1) Support specify the color for electrode area in the model to make a mark.
2) Provide a new option to allow designers to save each electrode to individual layer.
3) Add the electrode assembled table for auto batch electrode drawing sheet.

4) Support per electrode table for per electrode.

5) The position of sparking draw could be customized.
5.2 Optimized features
1) Add the commands to create Sleeve, Sleeve Component, Eject Guide Pin, Support Pillar Component,
Pull Blot.

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2) Add the option to keep the trimmed surface after trim command.
3) Improve the interactive of Runner and Gate commands.
4) Non-structure Component (such as Runner, Gate) can be hided in BOM automatically.
5) Dont automatically create the section view for standard components which are cylinder shape.
6) Prevented the pocket from appearing when inserting a pin in a Slider.

5.3 Fixed Problems
1) Fixed a ejector pin bug-- when users do not pocket in core/cavity, it will fail to insert ejector pin.
2) Fixed a problem ---It couldnt be successful to insert screws in the part which is not top assembly.
3) Fixed redefine MoldBase failure.
4) Fixed failure of Runner insertion (Parabolic or T) with Project Curve.
5) Fixed error in Pocket command after using Erase.
6) Fixed error in Insert ejector pin when users do not pocket in core/cavity.
7) Fixed error that the assembly component which is inserted from standard part library cant be moved.
8) Prevented the pocket from appearing when inserting a pin in a Slider.




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6 CAM
6.1 CAM Manager
1) Revert CAM wizard
It is very convenient to guide users to finish calculation after inserting an operation from the ribbon.

2) Optimize the update hints
If the feature, the parameters, the tool, the class is edit, the update hint and message will show up.
And more useful messages are provided to guide user to update the operation.

3) Improvement for the NC program node under Output node.
6.2 Functionality Improvements
6.2.1 Increase the accuracy of minimum tool length
ZW3D can automatically detect the minimum tool length to eliminate the human errors and increase the
work efficiency. By improving the accuracy of the minimum tool length, machining can be safer and more
efficient.


6.2.2 New corner control types for Z level
Add D-loop and Extend-Tangent for the corner of Z-level finish operation to protect the corner shape and
to gain higher machining speed. After the machining, the external sharp corners can be achieved to fulfill
the strict requirements in machining.

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6.2.3 Add trapezoid thread type for threading operation
A new type thread trapezoid thread is available now.


6.2.4 Improvements in Angle Limiting operation
The Angle-limiting operation divides the machined zone into steep region and shallow region.
Consequently, ZW3D can manufacture those regions with proper strategies. With this improvement, you
may easily get a higher surface finished with one operation.
1) Add Cut Order to define which region is first when machining all regions.
2) Support other frames to calculate the tool-path.

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3) Removed the Multi-step of Z-Level in Angle Limiting operation.
4) Renamed the unclear parameters as same as Lace, Offset3D and Z-Level operation.
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5) Fixed some tool-path bugs
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6.2.5 Fix gouge bugs in Turning
Some gouge bugs are fixed, like Groove and Into Concave.


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6.2.6 A new command Create Face Curves
This feature can be used to create desire face curves.
Ribbon >Wireframe > Curve >Create Face Curves
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6.2.7 New 2X milling operation Nesting
This operation can be used to arrange parts on a plate of material to maximize the number of parts that
will fit. A new feature- Nester is available. Nester feature can be machined by this operation and the
Flame tools are recommended.

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6.2.8 Optimized lead in/out parameters in Quick Mill roughing
















6.2.9 Other Improvements
1) Added a Chip Drill mode for QM Pre-Drill operation.
2) Increased the accuracy of minimum tool length.
3) Fixed a crash bugs: define an open face curve as a contain profile.
4) Optimized the tool-path and improve the stability.

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