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Getting Started - Compose Interface Tour

Introduction to File Menu, Evaluate Toolbar, Command Window, File/Variable/Project Browser, Property Editor, Help and Tutorials.

Tips & Tricks

Altair Activate and XLDyn Integration

XLSE’s easy to use interface and project view capability is ideal for managers and teams to keep abreast of project status.

Tips & Tricks, Tutorials, Videos

Modeling a Shower Gel Bottle in solidThinking Evolve - Part 1

A quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.

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Modeling a Shower Gel Bottle in solidThinking Evolve - Part 2

Part 2 of a quick walkthrough using solidThinking Evolve to design and render a shower gel bottle.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking Evolve ‬Tips‪ & T‬ricks‪: Applying Textures and Materials

Darren describes techniques for applying textures and materials to the individual surfaces of an object.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking Inspire ‬Tips‪ & T‬ricks‪: Optimization Guidelines‬

Tony Gray provides some simple guidelines for setting up an optimization, including the use of design and non-design spaces.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking ‬Evolve ‪Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Importing Reference Images‬

Learn how to use 2D images as a reference to create 3D models. This is a great way to get your project off to a quick start.

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Evolve ‪Tips & Tricks: Keyboard Shortcuts‬

Keyboard shortcuts can help you be more efficient when using Evolve. Here are some shortcuts that can save you time today.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Rendering Basics‬

Learn about basic rendering setup, the standard workflow when using the Shading Manager, and using preset scenes.

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‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Exporting for 3D Printing‬

Darren Chilton discusses the best methods for exporting models as polygonal data in either .stl or .obj file formats.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking Evolve Tips & Tricks‬:‪ Render Q‬

Learn how to use RenderQ to process batch renderings, including batch rendering setup for images and animations.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking Evolve‬ ‪Tips and Tricks‬:‪ Surface Modeling Techniques‬

Start with sketch modeling and learn how to progressively refine your model.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking‬ ‪Inspire Tips & Tricks: Sketch Tools and Boolean Operations‬

See how to use Inspire's sketch and Boolean tools to split a single part into an assembly.

Tips & Tricks

‪solidThinking Evolve‬ ‪Tips and Tricks: Pixel Mapping‬

Darren explains techniques for using 2D images to create 3D geometry such as embossed logos and textures on a model.

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SolidThinking ‪Evolve Tips and Tricks: Animation Basics‬

Animation in Evolve is based on a simple but powerful technique called keyframing. In this video, Darren explains how keyframing works.

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