Enhancement Details

Default Envelope

Use Default Envelope to represent an assembly with a single part.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Advanced Assembly Extension
Version Wildfire 5.0
Product Functional Area Assembly
User Interface LocationNo preexisting default envelope: Right-click an assembly and click Representation > Default Envelope. Provide a name and select a template. In the Shrinkwrap dashboard, click Subset to define a subset contributing to the geometry and click OK. Click the Options tab to fill contours and solidify the geometry. Preexisting default envelope: Right-click an assembly and click Representation > Default Envelope. The default envelope represents the assembly in a temporary simplified representation.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices Detailed Development

Benefits and Description

The Default Envelope automatically substitutes all the components of the assembly with a single new part. You control what components contribute to representing the geometry of this part and whether to solidify and remove holes from the geometry. A specific simplified representation holds the default envelope for easy substitution in higher level assemblies. 

You can create default envelopes in the following ways:

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