Best Practice - How to Avoid Ghost Objects

Ghost objects are files that are referenced by other files but do not have any content in Workspace. There are several cases where ghost objects can appear.

This guide presents how to avoid ghost objects and what to do if they appear.
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Best Practice - Extrude Text Cutout on Curved Surface
This guide describes how to create a text cutout on a curved surface. To achieve a cut that is normal to the curved surface at all points can be tricky in Creo, since a cut extrude can only be done using a planar datum plane.
This is a step-by-step guide on how to do it by using different features in Creo.
Best Practice - Settings for using alternative mass property (PRO_MP_ALT_MASS)
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Imported components can consist of several different materials in the same model. To be able to control the mass of imported components one must sometimes set the weight manually in a way that Creo understands and can use while performing the weight calculations.
Best Practice - Create your own mapkeys
Background

To create your own mapkeys saves you a lot of time for tasks that is done repeatedly or that is just many clicks to complete a task and is making Creo Parametric faster to use.
Best Practice - Configure printing configuration file
This guide describes how to create a printing configuration file (table.pnt). This file is useful if you want to tune your printing with different colors and modify the size of the lines on your drawing.
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Best Practice - Reconfigure PTC Creo Parametric startup commands
This guide shows an instruction for how to reconfigure your Creo Parametric startup commands. You may have to do this after a new license is installed.
Also, you need to do this if either you have moved the license server software to another machine or you have added a new type of license/package.
Installation Guide - Creo View
This is an installation guide that shows step-by-step how to install Creo View.
Best Practice - Custom Annotation in Creo Illustrate
This is a short guide that shows how to make your own Annotations in Creo Illustrate.
Creo Simulate - Distributed Batch
To run large analyses in Creo Simulate can sometimes require extra hardware resources and take time, where the user can’t use the computer. A solution is to use Creo Distributed batch or Distributed Service Manager to schedule the analysis to run outside of office hours or/and on other computers. This document contains information on what is needed to use DBatch for Creo Simulate and how it works. Click the link to access the guide.

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