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  • Unigraphics Support
    Support for import and export of Unigraphics parts and assemblies has been upgraded for Unigraphics NX3 and NX4. (Support for Unigraphics NX has been discontinued.)
  • New population
    Starting in 2009, New sets of population will be available for users: - US Army Natick population - Korean population - Nasa Standard 300 population - More
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    Replace Manikin Enhancement
    In WF4 we implemented the ability for the user to easily replace a manikin in a Pro/ENGINEER with any other manikins for the manikin population library. During this replacement, all existing snapshots (task constraints) were preserved an reapplied automatically on the new manikin. (Only the internal IK behavior were not preserved). In WF5 we implemented an enhancement where the replacement preserved also the current IK Behaviors of the manikin (Ex trunk Flexibility).
  • Neutral Data Access to View Manager for ProductView Support
    Neutral data provides access to View Manager information in Pro/ENGINEER. The Visualization Object Adapter now extracts this information to write into the OL format for rendering in ProductView.
  • Replacing Components in Groups
    Replacing Components in Groups
    You can replace components contained in a Local Group or in a User-Defined Feature (UDF) Group.
  • 3DModelSpace
    3DModelSpace from within Pro/ENGINEER provides a direct link to manufacturers that offer 3D CAD models of their manufactured parts.
  • Component Placement Enhancements
    It is easier to place models in the main window. Improved autoprogression of constraints, expanded information, and new access points minimize the need to leave the model and access the dashboard.
  • Heterogeneous Design in Context
    Heterogeneous Design in Context (HDIC) helps provide companies with managed use of multi-CAD data in Pro/ENGINEER.
  • Visual Basic Application Programming Interface (API)
    Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 introduces a new programming interface for Visual Basic.
  • New Remove Feature
    With the new Remove feature, you can remove surface geometry from models for downstream uses like structural analysis or casting creation.
  • Interface for ProductView Enhancement
    The Interface for ProductView now supports the import of ProductView data as exact representation geometry.
  • New Interface for the JT Module
    PTC introduces a new Interface for the JT module for Pro/ENGINEER.
  • Mathcad - Pro/ENGINEER Integration Enhancements
    In Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0, new Mathcad compatibility and other enhancements are provided.
  • Starting Pro/TOOLKIT Applications from Distributed Pro/BATCH
    Distributed Pro/BATCH has been extended to allow batch execution of custom Pro/TOOKLIT applications.
  • 2D Wizards Enhancements
    Several of the 2D import and export wizards have been enhanced.
  • AutoCAD DXF and DWG Enhancements
    Pro/ENGINEER Interface for AutoCAD includes upgraded support for AutoCAD 2005 and AutoCAD 2006 formats.
  • Interface for PDF Enhancements
    Several improvements to the Interface for PDF are introduced including support for generation of 3D PDF content.
  • Import DataDoctor Improvements
    The Import DataDoctor (IDD) environment provides tools for repair or reuse of your imported data.
  • Display tapered threads in drawings according to different standards
    Correct Display of Tapered Threads in Drawings
    Simplified drawing representation of new tapered threads according to the ANSI, ISO, and JIS drawing standards is available.
  • Improved conversion to draft entities
    Improved Conversion to Draft Entities
    Model edges more efficiently convert to multiple draft types such as Draft lines, Draft arcs, Draft splines, and Draft ellipses.
  • New draft datum capabilities
    Draft Datum Improvements
    You can create parametric draft datums using the Vertex or On Entity options. The leader and elbow segments of a set datum tag are independently controlled and adjustable.
  • Active layer improvements
    Updates to Active Layers
    Objects maintain their active layer status as you navigate between open windows. When a layer is activated, layers with the same name are activated in any submodels.
  • Toggle annotation display
    Toggling the Display of Annotations
    You can quickly turn on and off the display of all 3D annotations.
  • Create surface finish extension lines
    Extension Lines for Symbols Attached to Draft Entities
    You can drag a symbol or surface finish off a straight draft entity or straight model curve, and create extension lines.
  • Superscripted symmetric tolerance display
    Superscripted Symmetric Tolerance Display
    You can set symmetric tolerances to appear superscripted from the nominal dimension value.
  • Significant zero digits
    Setting the Display of Significant Digits
    The detail setup option, dim_trail_zero_max_places, sets the number of decimal places when trailing zeroes are used to reach the number of decimal places set by configuration option default_dec_places.
  • Offset Notes to Reference Points and Axes
    You can create an offset note referencing datum points and axes in a drawing. You can create Hole table callouts that are either offset or on-axis, and remain offset during geometry modifications.
  • Create limited visibility unfolded section views
    Allow Limited Visibility in Unfolded Views
    You can set the visible area of an unfolded view to Full view, Half view, Partial view, or Broken view. You can convert any broken view back to a full view.
  • Shortcut to layer commands
    Shortcut to Layer Commands
    The following layer commands are removed from the Visibility menu (View > Visibility) and relocated under Layer in the Layer tree: Isolate, Hidden Line, Copy Status From, and Drawing Dependent.
  • Crossection improvements
    Improvements to Crosshatches in Drawings
    Crosshatches in drawings have greater flexibility. You can use the same workflow for controlling section attributes for 2D sketches and 2D sections. You can also control the visibility of entire sections, components, or component areas. You can hatch or fill flat surfaces. You can control hidden-line removal (HLR) for surface and 2D section crosshatches, and you can control default visibility of crosshatches for 2D and 3D sections.
  • Datum Tag Placement in Drawings
    Tag placement for set datums attached to Geometric Tolerances (GTOLs) is controlled by where you click on the GTOL to place the tag.
  • Shell Enhancements
    Shell Geometry Enhancements
    You can create more robust geometry using the Shell feature.
  • One by One Chain Selection
    One-by-One Chain Selection
    It is easier to select one-by-one chains.
  • Dynamic Texture Placement
    Dynamic Placement of Textures
    You can dynamically position and orient textures on a model.
  • Replace Sketcher References
    Handling Invalid and Missing References in Sketcher
    You can replace invalid and missing references for sketches in Sketcher.
  • Assembly Control of Part Layers
    Assembly Control of Part Layers
    You can control component-level layers at the assembly level without changing the display status of the submodels. You do not have to save the submodels to save the display status at the assembly level.
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