What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (5/5/2017)

By Cody Armstrong / May 5, 2017

We continue our efforts to bring you update after update filled with highly requested features. Here are our latest additions to start May. Hope you enjoy them!

COMPOSITE CURVE

This feature creates a single curve comprised of sketch geometry, edges, curves, or any combination of these.

 
 
 
 
 
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3D FIT SPLINE

This creates a 3D spline through selected points. Start and End direction vectors and magnitude allow you to control the spline's shape.

 
 
 
 
 
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SHEET METAL FILLET AND CHAMFER

You can now fillet and chamfer the corners of sheet metal parts.

 
 
 
 
 
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EXPORT DXF/DWG FROM FLAT VIEW

You can now export a DXF/DWG directly from a Flat View in Onshape. You no longer need to create a drawing.

 
 
 
 
 
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"LIST" TYPE PROPERTIES

Company owners and admins can now create properties that allow the user to choose from a list.

 
 
 
 
 
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INSERT DXF/DWG IN ONSHAPE DRAWINGS

You can now insert a DXF or DWG into an Onshape Drawing. This is useful if you have a DXF or DWG template from a past CAD system and want to use it in Onshape to create a template.

 
 
 
 
 
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COMPOSITE GEOMETRIC TOLERANCE

You can now create composite geometric tolerances.

 
 
 
 
 
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MOVE DRAWING VIEW IMPROVEMENTS

Now when you move a drawing view with linked views, the annotations on those linked views move as well.

DERIVED FEATURE IMPROVEMENTS

You can now insert any curve with the Derived feature. In the past, this was limited to helices.

derived feature improvements
DOCUMENTS PAGE IMPROVEMENTS

Small improvements have been made to the Documents page, including a new Create button and the ability to collapse and expand teams and labels.

onshape document improvements
IMPORT IMPROVEMENTS

Improvements have been made to importing geometry into Onshape. Most notably, Onshape now heals imported geometry with problem surfaces. Also added is the ability to import PTC Creo 4 files and CATIA V5-6R2017(R27).

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