Getting Started


  Before getting into the detailed instructions for using SheetMetal Design , the following tutorial provides a step-by-step scenario demonstrating how to use key functionalities.


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In V5 R13, when trying to create a new part in the Sheetmetal Design workbench, a message appeared, suggesting to use the Generative Sheetmetal Design workbench to do so.
Since V5 R14, you can no longer create new sheetmetal parts in the Sheetmetal Design workbench. To create new sheetmetal parts, you must use the Generative Sheetmetal Design workbench. However, you can still use the Sheetmetal Design workbench to edit and modify any existing sheetmetal part previously created within this workbench.


  The main tasks proposed in this section are:

Opening an Existing Sheet Metal Part and Entering the Workbench
Defining the Sheet Metal Parameters
Creating the Side Walls
Creating a Cutout
Creating Automatic Bends
Extracting Drawings from the Sheet Metal Part

All together, these tasks should take about 15 minutes to complete.