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Coordinate systems of nx
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Coordinate systems of nx

Coordinate systems of nx

(OP)
In Nx why we need three Coordinate systems?
Is it Possible to work with only one coordinate system?

RE: Coordinate systems of nx

Sure, just work off the absolute. Very very rarely will I move the WCS, there is almost no need anymore. The datum CSYS is handy as a visual reference, and secondary datum coordinates, if needed.

-Dave

NX 9, Teamcenter 10

RE: Coordinate systems of nx

You are missing the boat, Gunman, if you don't move your WCS around and use it.

Wouldn't want to ever see WCS deprecated, it is too useful.

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To the Toolmaker, your nice little cartoon drawing of your glass looks cool, but your solid model sucks. Do you want me to fix it, or are you going to take all week to get it back to me so I can get some work done?

RE: Coordinate systems of nx

When would I want to move it? Back before it became NX, ie the UG era, I moved it all the time, but as NX improved, the need to move it has gone down to rarely, if ever, at least for me.

-Dave

NX 9, Teamcenter 10

RE: Coordinate systems of nx

I would say it depends on what type geometry one works with.
If it's splines and freeform, WCS is a must. ( Or at least a great benefit.)
If it's prismatic things the WCS can be ignored by the user. - It's still there active and working but doesn't need to be handled separately.


Regards,
Tomas

RE: Coordinate systems of nx

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Why do we need different types of coordinates (Cartesian, Polar, Spherical)? Why can a user model the same part 10 different ways in NX? Why do we need fractions and decimals? Why can a Plane or Axis be defined in more than one way? Why have a sketcher when a user can typically accomplish the same task with plain curves?

Simply put, not everyone does a single task the same way in NX and it would make the product less flexible and cater to fewer users and industries if certain things were pared/deprecated (thank you capnhook) from the software.

Tim Flater
NX Designer
NX 9.0.3.4 Win7 Enterprise x64 SP1
Intel Core i7 2.5GHz 16GB RAM
4GB NVIDIA Quadro K3100M

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