In this article, we feature 4 video tutorials to get you acquainted with SpinFire’s user interface and basic features. (Duration: 20 minutes)
1. Introduction to SpinFire
During this introductory video, you will learn about file handling, navigation and measurement features within SpinFire.
Useful timestamps: - Opening CAD files in the workspace (1:17) - Import assembly tree and individual items (2:39) - Searching for CAD files using SpinFire library (3:39) - Working with assemblies (4:35) - CAD Views and User Views(5:09) - Dimensioning (5:38) - Color options (7:04) - Advanced: Volume of a void (8:28) - Weight calculation (Materials and units) (9:30) - Section cut (9:50) - Visual rendering effects (10:53)
2. Application settings
Change SpinFire’s appearance. Whether it’s to achieve a corporate look or for personal preference, the following video shows you how to change the settings of your SpinFire application:
- Change your SpinFire color theme and graphical interface icons
- Check for updates – enable/disable and set the frequency of updates
- Set the number of recent documents on the SpinFire home screen
- Lock ACT3D files
- Change language settings
This short video unlocks the power of collaboration. Explore some of the popular markup options available in SpinFire to capture comments and feedback.
- 3D point note
- 3D edge note
- 3D note
- 3D surface note
- Auto note
4. User views
The collaboration continues. This video covers how you can capture your annotations, calculations, and store analysis results within a ‘User View’ to share with colleagues and other stakeholders.
- View individual user views
- Update user views
- Save analysis results to user views
We hope this article helps you gain the most out of your SpinFire CAD viewer.
Check our next article to learn about SpinFire’s calculation features.