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Customizing MODO 02: Create a Macro Button

28 Oct, 2014 by Adam OHern in modo, Tutorials
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MODO is one of the most extensible tools around, and you don’t have to be a coding aficionado to automate frequent tasks. Last week we covered how to make a macro. This week we’re going to take a look at creating a tool button for our new command and using the form editor to customize its appearance in our UI.

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 08: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part IV)

In our final week of our ‘Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks’ exploration we’re going to take a look at closing irregular shapes and how the best executions may come from using a combination of multiple surfacing tools we’ve been using over the past few weeks. Let’s do this!

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 06: Closing Surfaces in SolidWorks (Part II)

This week we’re going to get slightly more advanced in our methods and take a look at capping a shape that is all too familiar (but for good reasons) these days: the ‘squircle’. You’ve seen this ‘square+circle’ hybrid shape around on products including portable wi-fi hotspots and even in various Apple designs including the iPhone.

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 04: Methods for Fine-Tuning Splines

In the fourth installment of our new ‘Cadjunkie Hump Day Series’ we’ll continue our work on splines with the goal of becoming a curve-controlling Spline Ninja. This week we’ll review a few of our traditional spline creation methods and introduce a new method, the ‘Style Spline’.

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 03: Connect Two Splines (Part III)

In this third installment of our new ‘Hump Day’ series we’ll continue to work on our methods of connecting two splines that we started our first week. This week we’ll take a look at an alternate method for SolidWorks 2014 users that gives us more control than the methods we’ve looked at thus far in the series called the ‘Style Spline’.

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SolidWorks Hump Day Tips 02: Connect Two Splines (Part II)

In this second installment of our new ‘Hump Day’ series we’ll continue to work on connecting our two splines that we started on last week. As you’ll recall, last week we left off with a slight ‘hump’ in our resulting connected spline. This week we’ll take a look at how to further finesse our connected result into one seamless and smooth curve.