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it seems that having the ability to keep the file clean is paramount...no matter what you do.

 

construction sites that are clean have less problems etc...its universal

https://www.amazon.com/Quality-Maintenance-Defects-Equipment-Management/dp/0915299046

 

so the decision to revamp the Resource browser a few years ago was a major step in keeping things clean..

 

So I would like to make the following comment on VW focus:

 

1. Speed & Stability

2. keep everything clean...clean programing...clean UI...clean ways of working with others, clean, clean. (this would also benefit to #1)

3. make it fun (gaming)

4. then new features 

 

every few days i stop and take 30-60min and review the cleanliness of the Resource browser folder structure and the names i give everything...

 

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clean is also the ability to cut an paste a ref symbol from one file to another w/o the symbol losing its ref to the master library..

 

also..all symbols should default as referenced when you bring them in to a file and only break ref when you choose to do so...

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cleaning up a file starts with the proper naming of items & folders...

 

again if this were cloud based i could have someone invited in to be my cleaner...a few hrs a week per project 

 

i got that below image from a solid works project...naming is all messed up...its not indexable 

 

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I agree with all the above.

 

Keeping class naming 'clean' within VW is a challenge, partly because certain objects create their own special classes which I'm never 100% sure about they are for.

 

My solution is to preface all 'my' class names with a * prefix to keep them at the top of the list. Then all the junk DNA ones that I daren't delete are left at the bottom, and I try and pretend they aren't there.

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keeping things clean....we need to be able to package things up for vendors & fabricators...directly from the Resource browser

 

 

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thank you for taking the time to make a video and explain the benefits of this new configuration, all good ideas. A "playlist", very smart.

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also if you plan to extract any type of BOM then the file has to be very clean...sloppy file sloppy BOM...the resource browser has greatly improve the cleaning ability of vw

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I just want to thank whoever it was that decided to improve the Resource Browser...Being able to make folders the drag & drop really helps to keep things clean...

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Taking the time to make clean quality parts is paying dividends...

I cannot wait around for companies to provide 3d content so I keep pecking away at it.

The reality is, if companies DID provide 3d content it would likely be a direct export from a MCAD system with a zillion polygons.

By making my own I can "Clean" it up.

There is a point where in the beginning its tough going but then you hit a critical mass and things start to snap together.

 

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what do you see wrong with the above picture?

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