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Costing Performance Improvements

Costing performance is improved.

  • When you hover over Cut Paths in the CostingManager, the cut paths in the graphics area are highlighted on the sheet metal flattened state. When you right-click Cut Paths and click Map Cut Paths on folded state, you can toggle it on or off by clicking it. The cut paths are highlighted in a flat pattern rather than the folded state unless you mapped them.
    Mapping may cause slower performance on parts with more complex geometry.
  • The performance is enhanced for volume on machined parts. When a rebuild occurs and there are many volume features, Costing takes less time to re-cost the part.
  • You can collapse the Costing Task Pane to increase the space for Task Pane items. You can also edit sheet metal values by using tabbing and reverse tabbing.
  • When you cost a part, Costing does not run immediately so that you can make changes to the method and other settings before running the analysis. When you are ready, you can click Begin Cost Estimation and the costs are automatically updated. Previously, you had to wait for Costing to process the part before changing the method and other calculations.

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