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Configuring CAD Products in v16.0.

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0. Inc. 2 .Configuring CAD Products in v16. What will you learn from this presentation: • What options should I pick during the Installation? • How to configure CAD Interfaces during the Installation • How to (re)configure CAD Interfaces after the Installation has taken place. © 2013 ANSYS.

Note on examples contained with this presentation © 2013 ANSYS. 3 . • The other Readers and Associative Interfaces are configured in a very similar way and so you should be able to follow the same general workflow for each. Inc. • Please note that this slide deck uses the Creo Reader and Associative Interface to demonstrate how to Configure CAD readers and Interfaces to work with ANSYS Inc Products.

4 .What options should I pick during the Installation? © 2013 ANSYS. Inc.

Inc. © 2013 ANSYS.Make sure you install the CAD Packages during Installation • During the Installation you are given the option of which CAD Packages to Install. • Make sure the ones you require are selected. 5 . • This means you can configure them later without needing to re-run the installer. • Most of these options are small in terms of size and so the recommendation is to leave them selected.

6 . Inc.Configuring CAD Products During the Installation Process © 2013 ANSYS.

7 . © 2013 ANSYS. • Alternatively If you do not want to configure at this time then click “Skip this step for Workbench and Configure Later”. Inc. • You can Pick either the Reader or Workbench Associative Interface options. • The example on the right shows the Creo Parametric.Installation Process • During the Installation Process you will get options for the CAD packages that you have selected. • All the other CAD Products are similar in the Installation Process.

Inc.Post Install Configuration through the CAD Configuration Utility © 2013 ANSYS. 8 .

Starting the CAD Configuration Manager • Start to CAD Configuration Manager from Start Menu -> All Programs -> ANSYS 15. 9 .0 • Make sure you start the program by right clicking and selecting “Run as administrator” © 2013 ANSYS. Inc.

Check every line has the status « Configure Success ». In ‘CAD Products’ : select « Creo Parametric / Reader » 2. 5.Example – Installing a Reader 1. Click on Configure Selected CAD Interfaces 4. 10 . Click Next 3. Inc. Click « Exit » to close the CAD Configuration Manager © 2013 ANSYS.

Installing the Plug in Interface (1/2) 1. Click Next 3. In ‘CAD Products’ : select « Creo Parametric / Workbench Associative Interface » 2. 11 . Indicate Creo Parametric installation folders 4. Inc.Example . Click Next © 2013 ANSYS.

Inc. 12 . Click « Exit » to close the CAD Configuration Manager © 2013 ANSYS.Installing the Plug in Interface(2/2) 1.Example . 3. Click on Configure Selected CAD Interfaces 2. Check every line has the status « Configure Success ».