DriveWorks Pro 15: Enhancements [send feedback...]

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The following improvements, most created in direct response to customer requests, focuses on helping you get your work done faster and easier than ever before.

Form Design

  • The Thumb Image of the Slider control can be re-skinned. Learn more...
  • The Track Color of the Slider control is customizable. Learn more...
  • Every control property can be referenced from a rule with Hierarchical control properties. Learn more...

DriveWorks Live

  • The DriveWorks Live Corporate Skin has an integrated Image Gallery. Display images as they are created for a specification Learn more...

Functions and Specification Tasks

Output Documents

Project Template

Specification Flow

  • The following pre-configured templates are available from the Specification Flow:
    • Basic Child Flow
    • Basic Specification Flow
    • Advanced With Approval
    • Expense Claim
    • Holiday Request
    • Quotation With Approval
  • Learn more...
Benefit
  • Greater customization
  • Enhanced referencing of controls
  • Better user experience for viewing images.
  • Faster setup
  • Easily return the address of most parameters
  • Communicate with Web Services

Taking Design Automation to the Next level

  • Generative modelling enabled with Generation Tasks. Perform additional automation tasks on models and drawings as a one off or by looping to result in multiple iterations. Learn more...
  • Replace Instances with models not captured in DriveWorks using ReplaceFile. Learn more...
  • Assemblies and Drawing generation can be fully analysed in real time with Model Insight. Learn more...
  • Capture assistant features a Show only missing option. Learn more...
  • Selecting a captured parameter clearly displays its reference in the feature manager or model with Parameter Highlighting. Learn more...
  • Drawing Sheets are shown as children of a drawing in Model Rules. Learn more...
  • Add Models - component sets are added to the top of the model list. Learn more...
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Overwrite drawings option added. Learn more...
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Variables on data cards are re-populated when a model or drawing is overwritten. Learn more...
Benefit
  • More control over SOLIDWORKS outputs
  • Generative modelling introduced
  • Better capture feedback
  • Enhanced diagnostics for model and drawing generation
  • Enhanced SOLIDWORKS PDM integration

DriveWorks Autopilot

  • Target specific DriveWorks Autopilot machines to generate certain models, process specifications, emails and triggered actions with Tags. Learn more...
  • DriveWorks Autopilot will load balance
  • Email sending and Triggered Action success or failure is reported in the DriveWorks Autopilot log. Learn more...
Benefit
  • Autopilot targeting
  • Better load balancing
  • Enhanced reporting

DriveWorks 3D

  • DriveWorks .drive3d files can be viewed in a standalone 3D Viewer (separate download required). Learn more...
  • DriveWorks .drive3d files have enhanced support for Transparent appearances. Learn more...
  • 3D Preview control will render an image when WebGl is not available. Learn more...
  • 3D Preview control allows specification macros to be run on:
  • DriveWorks 3D Document allows each component to run a Specification Macro when clicked in the 3D Preview control. Learn more...
Benefit
  • Seamless image fallback when WebGL is not available
  • Enhanced appearances
  • 3D Model on click events
  • View DriveWorks 3D on all devices for free

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