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Catia,How to type text?

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minhkhai

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I'm design a product. On the product has a text. I want to type the text on the produc and after use PAD command for text. How should we do? Thanks.
 

spider007

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Unlike several other CAD systems, CATIA does not have a direct method for making solid features from keyed-in text. Spider007 provided the following link to a COE Forum FAQ that lists 3 methods to accomplish engraved or embossed text in a 3D part:

http://www.coe.org/forums/messageview.cfm?catid=6&threadid=7035&highlight_key=y&keyword1=faq

When asked to add this capability to CATIA, Dassault's response has been to use the Type3 program that has been written as a CAA program.
 
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dgmumaw

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Text in CATIA

minhkhai,

I'm about 4 years late to this party, but if you want text in CATIA V5 just go to Text in CATIA and download the plug-in.

It was developed using Visual Basic and C# components that access CATIA's API. It creates the text as polylines and splines inside a sketch. Check it out.

Drew
 

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