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Visual Communication - Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration 5.6 & Deep View 5.6

Supplier: CONCENTRIC Asia Pacific

Deep Exploration 5.6 New Features:


  • New CAD loaders - CATIA 2008 (4 and 5), Unigraphics 2008, Solidedge 2008. Note that these are our recommended readers, and will be replacing theMethod A and Method B readers.
    • CATIA 2008 (4 and 5) - improved PMI support, capture support, and portfolio support.
    • UG 2008 - improved tessellation, solid support with dynamic tessellation support, and improved PMI (no modelviews).
    • Solidedge 2008 - solid support with dynamic tessellation support.
  • Steps and Procedures can be rendered out in video form, with subtitles.
  • Color profile support for TIF, PNG and JPEG images.
  • CGM workflow improvements - adding hotspots, 2D layer and vector file support.
  • Autosave - ability to set a frequency that the autosave feature will respond to and save the current work.
  • Ability to isolate import processes via a separate job process.
  • Illustration changes - ability to mark patch boundaries and preserve them in healing operations.
  • Increased control over the appearance of lines and borders of Detail Views.
  • Slideshow toolbar separated from the Standard Toolbar.
  • Select Objects dialog is now non-modal.
  • Collapsible Browser panes to maximise viewer size.
  • Alt-click will select up the Scene Tree and close the children. An ideal way to go up the Tree.
  • Enhanced Selection now includes patch boundaries if the model was originally loaded from a Solid, Nurb, or Brep form.
  • Steps and Procedures can be rendered out in video form, with subtitles.
  • New viewport window - Output Size.
  • Two additional options in Cutting Settings dialog - Group Parts and Keep Original Parts.
  • Additional password options for exporting to PDF.
  • Ability to save cameras, and mark callouts as PMI objects, when exporting to PDF.
  • Enhanced Drawing and Markup options - symbol leaders.
  • Support for Inventor 2009 files. Note that this is a plugged solution, and requires the free Autodesk Inventor 2009 viewer to open Autodesk Inventor 2009 files. For more information about opening Inventor files in Deep Exploration, refer to the Knowledgebase.

Deep View 5.6 New Features:

  • Mutually exclusive buttons - Pull Apart, Zoom WIndow, Cross Section, and Measurements.
  • Log.txt and dump file location has moved for XP users - C:\Documents and Settings\(user)\Local Settings\Temp\3D Viewer.
  • Log.txt and dump file location has moved for Vista users - C:\Users\(user)\AppData\Local\Temp\3D Viewer, or C:\Users\(user)\AppData\Local\Temp\Low\3D Viewer.
  • Subtitles - subtitles display by default if they are present in the authored content. You can use the subtitles setting to force on/off.
  • Ability to select the top and bottom color for the background. Separate top and bottom values can be set for Illustration type render modes (Line Illustration, Solid Outline, Shaded Illustration, Hidden Wireframe).
  • CGM Hotspot support - as authored in Deep Exploration.
  • Viewport Optimization - rendering at the best possible speed and quality. When the framerate drops, some objects will be rendered as their bounding boxes.
  • Scene Tree - SHIFT+C collapses the tree.
  • Steps playback hotkeys improved:
    • Double-click Procedure, plays all through to end.
    • SHIFT+SPACEBAR plays all through to the end.
    • Single left-click activates step and displays first frame.
    • Arrow up/arrow down plays selected step.
    • Double-click step plays selected step.
    • SPACEBAR plays selected step.
  • Support for color profiles as in Deep Exploration.