August 12, 2013

Changing Solid Edge Modeling Standard and Default Templates

Recently there was a post on the new Siemens PLM Community forums (if you’re not a member of the new Solid Edge forums you should be!) about "Changing line dimensions to inches".

The preference for the Solid Edge modeling standard is defined when you first install Solid Edge:

This setting cannot be easily changed once Solid Edge is installed without some hacking.

February 20, 2013

Associating STEP Files in Windows Explorer to Open Into Single Instance of Solid Edge

A while back I posted on how to open 2D AutoCAD .dwg and .dxf files by opening from Windows Explorer into a single instance of Solid Edge.  Recently saw a request for similar functionality but for opening 3D STEP (.step and .stp) files by default from Windows Explorer into Solid Edge.

January 29, 2013

New - Automate Creating SharePoint, Insight and FTP Network Location Shortcuts

A while back I had posted a script for automating the creation of SharePoint and Insight Network Location shortcuts.  Recently I had someone request the ability to also include FTP addresses into the script.  So without any further to-do, here is an updated version of the script that allows the automated creation of http, https, and ftp addresses for Network Locations shortcuts.