Wire Features

General

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NC File Output
List NC Code
Post Processor Selection
Printer/Plotter Output
Insert Existing Drawing File  
Input NC Code as Geometry or Tool Paths  
Input Raster Image Files  
Report Creator and Designer ( * Designer requires a valid Alphacam maintenance contract )   *• *•
Convert Raster to Vector  
Open/Save Drawing Template  
User Definable Alphacam Text Fonts  

CAD File Input Translators

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DXF, DWG  
IGES as Surfaces  
IGES Healing   OPT OPT
Rhino  
STL  
STEP  
CADL, VDA, ANVIL    
3D XYZ Points    
IGES as Solids    
ACIS    
Part Modeler    
SolidWorks    
Solid Edge    
Autodesk Inventor    
Parasolid    
VISI    
NX     OPT
Catia 4     OPT
Catia 5     OPT
Creo Parametrics     OPT

CAD File Output Translators

  Shop Floor Standard Advanced
DXF, IGES  
WMF, EMF    
STL, VDA, Rhino    
Parasolid, ACIS    

Views

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Dockable Project Manager
Dynamic 3D View
Reverse View
Shading/Wireframe Mode
Zooming (All, In/Out, Window, etc)
Zoom In/Out with Scroll Wheel
Panning
Panning with Middle Mouse Button
Set Limits
Change Background Color
Savable View Perspectives
Selectable View Perspectives
New View Window
Multiple/Dockable View Windows

Display Options

  Shop Floor Standard Advanced
Show Material Cut
Show Breaks
Single Step Mode
Draw Rapid Moves
Draw Surfaces in Layer Color  
Draw Solid Bodies as Wireframe    

CAD Geometry

  Shop Floor Standard Advanced
Fast Geometry  
Edit/List Geometry  
Construction Mode  
Text Creation and Editing  
Digitizing (On Screen and Tablet)  
Line, Rectangle  
Arcs, Circles  
Polygon, Ellipse  
Bolt Hole Circle  
Involute Curve  
Slot  
Equal Spaced Holes  
Enclosing Rectangle  
Spline Creation and Editing  
Convert Spline to Lines/Arcs  
Assign Image to Geometry  
3D Polyline  
Geometry Macro Recorder  

Surface Creation/Edition

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Surface from Sections  
Swept Surface from 2 Curves  
Swept Surface from 3 Curves  
Coons Patch from 3 Curves  
Coons Patch from 4 Curves  
Ruled Surface  
Surface of Revolution  
Fillet Between 2 Surfaces  
Tri-Corner Fillet  
Extruded Surface  
Flat Surface  
Break Intersecting Surfaces  
Edit Surface Control Points  
Un-Trim Surfaces  
Extend Surface  
Surface Finder  
Extract Edge from Surfaces  
Convert to STL Facets  

Geometry/Tool Path Editing

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Undo  
Redo  
Fabricate (Cut, Crop, Delete Area, Subtract, Unite, Overlapping, Intersecting, Loop, Paneling)  
Break, Join  
Break at Distance  
Trim, Extend  
Extend by Distance  
Fillet, Chamfer  
Offset (Element and/or Path)  
Grouping/Ungrouping  
Definable Cutting Start Point  
Manual/Automatic Cut Ordering  
Geometry Query Manager  
Change Object Types  
2D Array, Scale, Stretch, Skew  
2D Move, Copy, Mirror, Rotate  
3D Move, Copy, Mirror, Rotate  
Auto 2D/3D Mode  
AutoQueries    

3D

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Set Work Volume  
Create Sections  
3D Part Rotation  
Project 3D to 2D  
Reverse Tool Side (On Surfaces)  
Edit 3D Polyline  
3D Project to Suface, STL or Plane - 3 Axis  
Wrap on Surface - 3 Axis  
Wrap Around Geometry  
Make Local Axis Horizontal  

Work Planes

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Browse/Select Work Planes
Slice Through Work Volume  
2 Lines for X and Y Axes  
Exiting Geometry  
Parallel to Current Work Plane  
Perpendicular to Current Work Plane  
Reverse Current Plane  
As Current Plane, Different Origin  
By Name  
Best Fit Plane Through Points  
By Line Element Vector  
Normal to View  
Set Work Plane Origin  
Work Plane Properties  
Order Work Planes  
Cancel Work Plane  
From Solid Model Face    

Utilities

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Distance/Angle between Points
Report Coordinates of a Point
Radius of a Arc/Circle
Snap to Same X, Y or Z as…  
Snap Points  
Auto Snap Points  
Points to Lines/Arcs  
Auto-Close Contours  
Common Line Removal  
Fold/Unfold  
Develop to Flat  
Join Parts with Bridge  
Link Adjacent Circles  
Undo    
Redo    

CAD Utilities

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User Layers
Alphacam Layers
Dimensions
Hatch  
Set Line Type  
Edit Line Type  
Line Properties  
Hide Parts  
Show All Parts  
Move Dimensions  
Magnify  

Constrained Parametric Sketching

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Fix    
Horizontal    
Vertical    
Length    
Radius    
Coincident    
Perpendicular    
Tangent    
Distance    
Angle    
Equal Distance    
Equal Length    
Parallel    
Concentric    
Midpoint    
Drag    
Constrain Z Levels    
View Constraints    
Constrain Work Plane    
Delete All Constraints    
Delete All Variables    
Auto Constrain    
Edit Variables    
New Parameter    
New Equation    
Import Variables    
Insert Constrained Drawing    
Parametric Rules    

Solid Model Extraction

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Automatic Extraction    
Drillable Hole Extraction    
Hole Chamfer Extraction    
Contour from Picked Edges    
Contour Around Picked Edges    
Contour Through Current Work Plane    
Edge for Sawing    
Surfaces from Faces    
Projected Face Outline to Work Plane    
Z-Level Section    
3D Edge Extraction    
Edges from Face Outlines    
Profiles from Extended Edges    
Extract Solid Body Outlines    
Spun Outline Extraction    

Solid Model Utilities

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Offset Faces    
Cap Holes    
Create Bounding Work Volume    
Remove Contours Defined as Holes    
Reset Geometry Z-Levels    
Reverse View    
Set View Down Normal    
Auto-Align Part    
Align Part    
Set Face Color    
Paint Faces    
Face/Edge/Point Details    
Check/Repair Part    

STL Utilities

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Convert STL Facets to Polylines  
Delete STL Facets  
Chop STL into Sections  
Reverse Face Colors  
Extract 3D Edges  
Project Edges to Current Work Plane  
Create Enclosing Rectangle  

Nesting

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On Screen True Shape Nesting  
On Screen Rectangular Nesting  
Nesting of Geometries  
Nesting of Tool Paths  
Manual Nesting  
Onion Skinning  
Create/Edit Nest Lists  
Nesting from Nest Lists  
Display Nesting Information  
Sheet Database  
Save Off-Cut to Sheet Database  
Area Estimate from Part or Sheet  
Nesting Zones  

General Machining

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Set Cut Directions (On Geometry)  
Set Start Point Automatically on Closed Geometries  
Prepare Geometry for Cutting  
Cut 2-Axis Shapes  
Cut 4-Axis Shapes  
Cut 4-Axis Shapes on Work Planes  
Conic Cuts  
Clear Area  
Lead-In/Out Moves  
Insert/Delete Program Stops  
Machining Styles  

Machine Data Editing

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Order/Renumber Operations via Project Manager
Order Operations in Nested Sheets
Tool Path Data
Quick Edit Machine Data
Edit Clear Area Operations via Project Manager  
Edit 2-Axis and 4-Axis Operations via Project Manager  
Special Edits Manager via Project Manager  
Adjust Rapid Positioning Moves  
Tool Path Updating (Associativity)  
Update Individual Operations via Project Manager  
Copy an Existing Operation via Project Manager  
Move Machined Geometry to Own Operation via Project Manager  

Simulation

  Shop Floor Standard Advanced
Shaded Simulation

Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

  Shop Floor Standard Advanced
Turn Add-Ins On/Off  
Run Macros  
Open VBA Project for Running  
Open VBA Project for Editing    
Create New VBA Project    
Open VBA Post for Editing    
Integrated VBA Editor    
OPT: Extra Cost Option
+: Add-In