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Tutorial: How to model parametric 3D text in PTC Creo Parametric and show design intent

Tutorial by Vladimir Palffy
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Here is the short tutorial for you:

  1. Step 1:

    Create base shape (Extrude feature = create your model)

  2. Step 2:

    Create new Parameter (string) and set custom value (GRABCAD) >> Ok

  3. Step 3:

    Create new Extrude feature >> in Sketch mode create Text >> (set) Use parameter >> Select Parameter... (button) >>> Insert Selected custom parameter from the list

    Note: 3D text is now parametric driven

  4. Step 4:

    Finish Sketch and set value for Extrude feature

  5. Step 5:

    You can use Auto Round feature

  6. Step 6:

    Set custom value for Auto Round feature

  7. Step 7:

    System create Round feature for all edges

  8. Step 8:

    If you need to change 3D text ... you can select Parameters >> and set custom value for text Parameter.

  9. Step 9:

    Regenerate model = you can use CTRL+G

  10. Step 10:

    3D text is parametric driven - you can see new value from parameter

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