DriveWorks Autopilot is a module of DriveWorks Pro that runs automatically to perform any or all of the following:
DriveWorks Autopilot Checklist
Check you have the following in place before DriveWorks Autopilot can generate the outputs:
A Group is opened by one of the following methods:
The Group button activates the Open Group Wizard when clicked. Or it will display a list of recently opened Groups by clicking the drop down arrow on the button.
When Autopilot is connected to a Shared Group (through DriveWorks Pro Server) and a network connection issue occurs, the following message will be displayed:
This message will be displayed if Autopilot cannot reconnect after 10 seconds.
Any Autopilot functionality that requires connection to Pro Server will be unavailable until connection is restored.
Click Retry to attempt to re-establish connection.
If connection cannot be re-established clicking Quit will close the application.
This is designed to indicate network disconnects are occurring.
Once DriveWorks Autopilot is launched it will appear in the Windows System Tray.
Right click the icon in the System Tray to Start or Stop Autopilot.
When the machine is connected to the Internet, DriveWorks Today will display dynamic community content containing useful links to information, news and events to do with DriveWorks.
DriveWorks Today also contains a list of your recent groups to make accessing them faster.
The DriveWorks Autopilot header bar contains icons that will launch
Additionally the header bar displays the standard windows icons to the Help file, minimize and maximize the application and to close the application.
The Task Explorer allows browsing between DriveWorks Today, Autopilot, Model Explorer, and Emails and Specification Explorer in the Specification stage.
DriveWorks Autopilot will give generation priority in the following order:
Components Released before DriveWorks 15
Any components released before installing DriveWorks 15 will be generated before anything released after installing DriveWorks 15.
A mode of operation for the 3D Preview Box control to display 3D content.
This mode will create and render SolidWorks files using the specified engine.