With Creo 4.0, you no longer have to imagine what a change will look like when you use Creo Advanced Framework Extension (AFX). You’ll get a preview in the graphics area before you commit to a change, potentially saving time and design rework.
Load up a design with framework, and let’s see how it works.
Clicking two points on an existing framework for the reference.
You haven’t committed the change, but you can see the new profile in the graphics area.
The new beam is shown as a preview in orange.
If that wasn’t what you wanted, just change the reference method and try again.
Creating a new arrangement of profiles using different references.
You can see a brief demo of these tips in the video below.
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