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'''Version ID:''' [[Version ID::SolidWorks 2009]]
 
'''Version ID:''' [[Version ID::SolidWorks 2009]]
  
'''Date released:''' [[Version Date released::2008-09-17]] - Date that the version was released.
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'''Date released:''' [[Version Date released::2008-09-17]]
  
'''Date:''' [[Format Date::]] - Date the format was created (YYYY-MM-DD)
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'''Date:''' [[Format Date::1995]]
  
 
'''Creator(s):''' [[Creator::SolidWorks Corporation]]
 
'''Creator(s):''' [[Creator::SolidWorks Corporation]]
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'''Relationships:''' - Relationships that the engineering format has with organizations, other formats, etc.
 
'''Relationships:''' - Relationships that the engineering format has with organizations, other formats, etc.
  
* '''Previous Version(s):''' [[Previous Version::]] - Any engineering format that is a previous version format of this one.
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* '''Previous Version(s):'''  
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2008]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2007]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2006]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2005]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2004]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2003]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2001 Plus]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2001]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 2000]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 99]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 98 Plus]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 98]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 97 Plus]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 97]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 96]]
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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 95]]
  
 
* '''Contains:''' [[Contains::]] - Any engineering format that is contained by this format.
 
* '''Contains:''' [[Contains::]] - Any engineering format that is contained by this format.
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* '''Technical protection considerations:''' [[Technical protection considerations::]] - Any considerations that are necessary when it comes to technical protection.
 
* '''Technical protection considerations:''' [[Technical protection considerations::]] - Any considerations that are necessary when it comes to technical protection.
  
'''Typical use:''' [[Typical use::CAD]], [[Typical use::CAM]] - Keywords that describe the format's typical use. Examples: CAD and CAM
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'''Typical use:''' [[Typical use::CAD]] [[Typical use::CAM]]
  
 
'''File classification:''' - Specific properties that pertain to this engineering format.
 
'''File classification:''' - Specific properties that pertain to this engineering format.
* '''Type {Binary, Text}:''' [[File Classification Type::]] - The type of file, choices are binary and text.
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* '''Type {Binary, Text}:''' [[File Classification Type::Binary]]
 
* '''Raster data:''' - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports raster data.
 
* '''Raster data:''' - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports raster data.
 
** '''Raster data 2D:''' - Can the format support 2D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data supports 2D raster data.
 
** '''Raster data 2D:''' - Can the format support 2D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data supports 2D raster data.
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** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Material Transparency - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 
** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Material Transparency - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  
'''References:''' [[References::]] - A list of references regarding any aspects of this engineering format; any reading material supplemental to this page.
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'''References:'''  
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* [http://www.solidworks.com/sw/656_ENU_HTML.htm SolidWorks Company History]
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* [http://www.solidworks.com/sw/eula_en.htm SolidWorks License Agreement]
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* [http://www.solidsmack.com/solidworks-2009-sp00-ready-for-ya-to-snatch/2008-09-17/ SolidWorks 2009 Release]
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* [http://www.solidworks.com/sw/products/engineering-software-partners.htm SolidWorks Partner Products]

Revision as of 00:11, 13 May 2009

Title(s): SolidWorks Drawing Format

Version ID: SolidWorks 2009

Date released: 2008-09-17

Date: 1995

Creator(s): SolidWorks Corporation

Contributor(s): SolidWorks Corporation

Relationships: - Relationships that the engineering format has with organizations, other formats, etc.

  • Contains: - Any engineering format that is contained by this format.
  • Syntax Format(s): - Any syntax formats that the engineering format may use.
  • Family Format(s): - Any family formats to which the engineering format may belong.

Description: - Main description of the format, which can give extra information not categorized.

History: - Historical description depicting major events surrounding development, creation, and maintenance of this format.

Example(s): Example Template - Information and example models of the engineering format.

Identifier: - A URL or other identifier that refers to the engineering format.

Documentation: Documentation Template - Information in general about the engineering format.

File Extensions: - Extensions of the engineering format, excluding the dot.

Applications: - Applications that the engineering format uses.

Magic numbers: - Unique identifying characters at the beginning of files for this engineering format.

Format(s): - The MIME file types.

Rights: Proprietary license

Sustainability Factors: - Facts about the sustainability of this particular engineering format.

  • Standardization: - Information regarding standardization attempts with this format.
  • Adoption: - Information about how this format has been adopted by other organizations.
    • Licensing and patent claims: - Any licenses or patent claims that the engineering format makes.
  • Self-documentation: - Any self-documentation capabilities of the format.
  • External dependencies: - Anything that the format depends on outside of its control to function.
  • Technical protection considerations: - Any considerations that are necessary when it comes to technical protection.

Typical use: CAD CAM

File classification: - Specific properties that pertain to this engineering format.

  • Type {Binary, Text}: Binary
  • Raster data: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports raster data.
    • Raster data 2D: - Can the format support 2D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data supports 2D raster data.
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Raster data 3D: - Can the format support 3D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data of a 3D model supports 3D raster data.
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Geometric representation: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports geometric representations.
    • Implicit representation: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports implicit representations.
      • Implicit surfaces: - Can the format support implicit surfaces? Example: A format that can contain surfaces that are generated with mathematical equations that contain the independent variables x, y, and z, like x^2 + y^2 + z^2 * R^2 = 0, supports implicit surfaces.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Implicit curves: - Can the format support implicit curves? Example: A format that can contain curves that are generated with mathematical equations that contain the independent variables x, y, and z, supports implicit curves.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Point set: - Can the format support point sets? Example: A format that supports surfaces and lines that are generated by points that form triangles supports point sets.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Mesh: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports mesh.
      • Manifold surface meshes: - Can the format support manifold surface meshes? Example: A format that supports surfaces that are mathematical spaces in which every point has a neighborhood which resembles Euclidean space
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Manifold volume meshes: - Can the format support manifold volume meshes? Example: A format that supports volumes that are mathematical spaces in which every point has a neighborhood which resembles Euclidean space
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Non-manifold meshes: - Can the format support non-manifold meshes? Example: A format that supports meshes that are not manifolds
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Parametric representation: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports parametric representations.
      • Parametric surfaces: - Can the format support parametric surfaces? Example: A format that can contain surfaces that are generated with parametric equations supports parametric surfaces.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Parametric curves: - Can the format support parametric curves? Example: A format that can contain curves that are generated with parametric equations supports parametric curves.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Contour sets: - Can the format support contour sets?
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • NURBS: - Can the format support Non Uniform Rational Basis Splines? Examples: The engineering formats IGES, STEP, ACIS, and PHIGS
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Multi-resolution models: - Can the format support models with multiple resolutions? Examples: A format that supports a highly detailed and lowly detailed model simultaneously supports multi-resolution models.
    • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
    • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Dynamics: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports dynamics.
    • Kinematics: - Can the format support kinematics? Example: Does the format allow model parts to rotate?
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Assembly: - Can the format support assembly? Example: Does the format allow the assembly instructions to be explicitly specified with a model?
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Force(s): - Can the format support forces? Example: Does the format support acceleration forces?
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Boundary representation - Can the format support models with boundary representations?
    • Manifold surface boundary representations: - Can the format support manifold surface boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Manifold volume boundary representations: - Can the format support manifold volume boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Non-manifold boundary representations: - Can the format support non-manifold boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Material transparency: - Can the format support transparency? Example: Does the format allow models to have a clear window in a car?
    • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
    • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.

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