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WHAT IS THE SOLIDWORKS COMPOSER CLASS?

This two-day training course helps users to quickly learn the basics of using the Composer software package, including the use of Views, Exploded Views, Animations, BOMs and Callouts.

 

WHO IS THIS CLASS DESIGNED FOR?

This course is designed for technical writers and work process creators who need to get up to speed with creating technical documentation with Composer.

 

WHY SHOULD I TAKE THE SOLIDWORKS COMPOSER TRAINING COURSE FROM DASI SOLUTIONS?

DASI Solutions instructors parlay their experience of how to use the software effectively and often help customers to also implement the software. We also offer small classes with an open learning atmosphere where questions are encouraged.

 

HOW MUCH DOES THIS COURSE COST?

Standard classroom training costs $1,095 per student.

 

*This course is part of the curriculum for the DASI Solutions Apprenticeship Program, certified by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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TRAINING CLASS AGENDA

 

1 Quick Start

A Quick Look at SOLIDWORKS Composer

2 Getting Started

What is the SOLIDWORKS Composer Application?
Starting SOLIDWORKS Composer
Terminology
User Interface
Preferences and Document Properties
Creating 2D Output

3 Creating Cover and Detail Images

Views
Rendering Tools
Navigation Tools
Camera Alignment Tools
Digger

4 Creating an Exploded View

Visibility Tools
Exploded Views
Collaborative Actors
Styles
Vector Graphics Output

5 Creating Additional Exploded Views

Paper Space
Importing Files
File Types
How to Update Views with Selected Actors
Aligning Actors
Explode Lines
Custom Views
Linking Between Views

6 Creating Bills of Materials

The Bill of Materials
Vector Graphics Output
Another BOM Table
Assembly Level BOM
Assembly Selection Mode

7 Creating a Marketing Image

Selections
Textures
Lighting
Scenes
High Resolution Images

 

8 Creating an Animation

The Timeline Pane
Location Keys

9 Creating Interactive Content

Selections in the Key Track
Location and Property Keys
Filters
Animating Collaborative Actors
Digger Keys
Events

10 Creating a Walkthrough Animation

Camera Keys
Adding Views to the Timeline
Grids
Additional Camera Functionality

11 Creating an Explode & Collapse
Animation

Assembly Selection Mode
Scenarios
Assembly Groups

12 Updating Composer Files

Update an Entire Assembly
Changing the Geometry of an Actor

13 Publishing from Composer

How to Prepare a File for Publishing
Publishing to PDF
Publishing Inside Microsoft Word
Publishing to HTML

Appendix: Additional Applications

SOLIDWORKS Composer Sync
Composer Enterprise Sync
Composer Check
Simplification Workshop