The DMU Optimizer tab contains three categories of options:
Alternate Shape Management
|Select the desired representation(s) to be managed as alternate
i.e. Silhouette representation
For instance, if the Silhouette check box is selected,
the resulting silhouette shape is managed as the silhouette component
alternate shape (i.e. input component)
Note: when you select a specific check box to manage a
representation as an alternate shape, the Activate and
Default options become available.
By default, all shape name check boxes are cleared.
|Select this check box to visualize the selected shape in the
For instance, if this check box is selected, the silhouette
representation becomes the one visualized in the session.
By default, the check boxes are selected.
|Select this check box to activate the selected
representation as the default shape (i.e. the one loaded when opening
the CATProduct document).
In our example, if both Silhouette and Default
check boxes are selected, the silhouette representation becomes the
By default, the check boxes are cleared.
- In DMU Optimizer, it is impossible to generate various alternate
shapes with the same name. Only the last generated alternate shape is
taken into account.
- This option does not work with CATPart documents (i.e. when the
initial selection is a CATPart document).
Path For Save
|Specify the full path for save or select this path using the
Browse button .
- the path/directory you selected for one shape is now the default
path specified in the Save as dialog box. You can still change it, if
you need to, when saving.
- You can customize a specific path/directory for each alternate
By default, this field is left blank.
Vibration Volume Color
Use part color when possible, otherwise...
Use part color when possible, otherwise... check box to swap
from the part color to another color when it is appropriate (default
color or a color of your choice)
By default, this check box is cleared.
Use the color chooser to define the default color of wrapping or
By default, color is as shown above.
Save Management for Swept
Use one directory and save in one click
Select the Use
one directory and save in one click check box to save in a
single directory, multiple swept volumes, in one click (when dealing with
several moving products, for instance when performing a swept volume on a
For more information, read Swept Volume section in DMU Optimizer User's
By default, this check box is selected.