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UI Overview

Glovius is a modern CAD viewer for Windows. It’s easy to use and simple interface is ideal for non designers. View 3D files from popular CAD formats with Glovius. Navigate, Analyze, Measure, Section, Compare and Export with Glovius.

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Home

  • File
    Open – Open 3D CAD file
    Export – Export CAD file to another format
    Email – Create a screenshot and share
    Print – Print the active document
  • View
    Home – Set the view to default orientation
    Perspective – Set perspective projection
    Views – Set six standard and isometric view
    Render Mode – Set Shaded Wireframe, Shaded and Wireframe modes
    View Normal – Click to view normal at the point
  • Navigation
    Select – Click entity to select
    Select Box – Select components in the specified box
    Rotate – Rotate the component
    Spin – Select a point and rotate the component along the specific axis
    Pan – Pan the component
    Zoom – Zoom In/Out of the component
    Previous and Next – Go to previous and next view
  • Section
    Section – Take a section along the axes
    XY – Take a section along XY plane
    YZ – Take a section along YZ plane
    ZX – Take a section along ZX plane
    Custom – Take a section plane along a plane face
    Normal To – View normal to active clipping plane
    Options –
    Plane – Toggle to show and hide section plane
    Cap – Toggle to fill open edges at section plane
    Flip – Toggle to flip the section plane direction
    Outline – Toggle to show outline of section
    Hatching – Cross section hatching
  • Measure – Select any two entities and measure the linear, angular or radial dimensions.

Tools

Analyze – Select a component to get quick overview.

Cloud

Push to cloud – Push your file to your Glovius cloud account.
Share – Share your file

Settings

General –

Color

Top and Bottom – Change background color of Glovius
Selection Color – Change selection color
Set PMI Color – Change color for PMI available in file
Reference Plane Color – Change color for reference plane available in file
Reference Plane Transparency – Change transparency of reference plane available in file

General

  • Language – Change GUI language of Glovius. Glovius support following languages –
    English, French, German, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Mouse Shortcuts – Change mouse shortcuts similar to CAD like CATIA, Creo, Inventor, NX, SolidWorks, Solid Edge.
  • Thickness Analysis – Change thickness analysis method to Ray or Sphere.
  • Decimal Place – Set accuracy of measurement by changing decimal place upto 5.
  • Show tips on startup – Show Glovius tips on startup
  • Display Shadows – Toggle to show shadows for component
  • Show All PMI – Toggle to show PMI available in file
  • Import Hidden Components – Open hidden components in Glovius from assembly file

Export

Glovius Mobile Exporter

  • Export Hidden Components – Export hidden components in Glovius mobile format from assembly file
  • Export Attributes – Export attributes from model to Glovius mobile format

Image Exporter

High Quality Images – Export high quality images

PowerPoint Exporter

Use Theme – Change theme for PPT export

BOM Exporter

Export Hidden Components – Enable export for BOM for hidden components from assembly file

HTML Exporter

Export Hidden Components – Enable export for hidden components from assembly file in HTML

PDF Exporter

Background Color – Change background color while exporting the file to 3D PDF
Add Stamp – Add stamp to exported 3D PDF fil

Section

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  • Plane Color – Change section plane color
  • Plane Border – Change section plane
  • Plane Transparency – Set section plane transparency
  • Cap Color – Change section cap color
  • Cap Outline – Toggle section cap outline

Cloud

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Measure

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Color

Change dimension line color

Units

  • Linear Measurements – Change unit for linear dimensions to millimeters, centimeter, inches, feet, meters
  • Angular Measurements – Change unit for angular dimensions to degrees and radians
  • Mass – Change unit for mass to kilograms, grams, pounds, ounces

Feedback

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Opt in to send limited amount of data to Glovius
This data is used only for product quality and product improvement purposes

Reset

Reset glovius options to default

View

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View

  • Home – Set the view to default orientation
  • Full Screen – Toggle full screen mode
  • Isometric – Set isometric view
  • Top – Set top view
  • Right – Set right view
  • Front – Set front view
  • Bottom – Set bottom view
  • Left – Set left view
  • Back – Set back view
  • Perspective – Set perspective projection
  • View Normal – Click to view normal at the point

Animation

Play animation with standard views and model views

Render Mode

  • Shaded – Set shared render render mode
  • Wireframe – Set wireframe render mode
  • Shaded Wireframe – Set shared wireframe render mode

Navigation

  • Select – Click entity to select
  • Select Box – Select components in the specified box
  • Rotate – Rotate the component
  • Spin – Select a point and rotate the component along the specific axis
  • Pan – Pan the component
  • Zoom – Zoom In/Out of the component
  • Zoom Fit – Fit the component in render area
  • Zoom Box – Zoom the component to specified area
  • Previous – Go to previousw
  • Next – Go to next view

Component Visibility

  • Isolate – Select a component to view and hide others
  • Hide – Select a component to hide it
  • Zoom – Select a component to zoom into it
  • Show All – Show all components
  • Make Transparent – Select a component to apply transparency effect
  • Make Assembly Transparent – Select an assembly to apply gradient transparency to its components
  • Make Solid – Select a component to make it solid
  • Color Assembly – Apply color to assembly
  • Component Color – Select a component to apply color

Measure

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  • Measure – Measure a point, line and face
  • Point Filter – Activate point filter
  • Edge Filter – Activate edge filter
  • Face Filter – Activate face filter

Coordinate

Point – Measure the coordinates of point

Length

  • Edge – Measure the length of edges
  • Tape – Measure the total length of selected edges

Linear Measurement

  • Point to Point – Measure the distance between two points
  • Point to Edge – Measure the distance between a point and an edge
  • Point to Face – Measure the distance between a point and a face
  • Point to Circle – Measure the distance between a point and the center of circle
  • Edge to Edge – Measure the distance between two edges
  • Edge to Face – Measure the distance between an edge and a face
  • Edge to Circle – Measure the distance between from an edge to circle center
  • Circle to Circle – Measure the distance between center of two circles
  • Face to Face – Measure the distance between two faces
  • Face to Circle – Measure the distance between a face to circle center
  • Ordinate Measure – Continually measure the ordinates of selected entities

Radial Measurement

  • Radius – Measure the radius of the circle
  • Diameter – Measure the diameter of the circle
  • Three Point Circle – Measure the radius of the circle drawn from three points

Angular Measurement

  • Edge to Edge – Measure the angle between two edges
  • Face to Face – Measure the angle between two faces
  • Circle to Circle – Measure the angle between the axis of two circles
  • Circle to Edge – Measure the angle between the circle axis and an edge
  • Edge to Face – Measure the angle between and edge and a face

Hole

Hole Marker – Show the hole information

Area

Measure the total area of selected faces

Clear

Clear all measurement

Tools

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View

  • Home – Set the view to default orientation
  • View Normal – Click to view normal at the point

Navigation

  • Select – Click entity to select
  • Select Box – Select components in the specified box
  • Rotate – Rotate the component
  • Spin – Select a point and rotate the component along the specific axis
  • Pan – Pan the component
  • Zoom – Zoom In/Out of the component
  • Zoom Fit – Fit the component in render area
  • Zoom Box – Zoom the component to specified area

Section

  • Section – Take a section along the axes
  • XY – Take a section along XY plane
  • YZ – Take a section along YZ plane
  • ZX – Take a section along ZX plane
  • Face – Take a section along a plane face
  • Edge – Select coplanar edges to create a section
  • Point – Create custom section using 3 points
  • Planes – Create custom section on selected reference plane
  • Normal To – View normal to active clipping plane
  • Options –
  • Plane – Toggle to show and hide section plane
  • Cap – Toggle to fill open edges at section plane
  • Flip – Toggle to flip the section plane direction
  • Outline – Toggle to show outline of section
  • Hatching – Cross section hatching
  • Settings – Change section setting

Tools

  • Analyze – Select a component to get a quick overview
  • BoM – View bill of materialCollision
  • Analysis – Check collision among all components in the assembly
  • Compare – Select two variants of a model to compute differences in 3D geometry
  • Draft Analysis – Perform draft analysis for the part
  • Explode – Disassemble the components to view its structure
  • Move – Select a component to move it in the scene
  • Projected Area – Compute a projected area along a face
  • Section Area – Compute a section area along a face
  • Thickness Analysis – Perform thickness analysis of part

Export

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Export

  • Image – Export file in image
  • 3D HTML – Export file in 3D HTML
  • 3D PDF – Export file in 3D PDF
  • PPT – Export views of model in PPT

Bill of materials

  • PDF – Export Bill of Material to PDF
  • CSV – Export Bill of Material to CSV

Report

  • 3D Report – Generate 3D report which contain 3D PDF model and bill of material
  • Hole Table – Generate a hole table report.

3D Export

  • STL – Export file in STL
  • STEP – Export file in STEP
  • IGES – Export file in IGES
  • PARASOLID – Export file in PARASOLID
  • 3MF – Export file in 3MF

Help

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Help

  • About – Open About dialog box where user can configure the Glovius license.
  • Help – Get online help of Glovius
  • Tips – Show Glovius tips
  • Tutorials – View Glovius video tutorials online
  • Recommend Glovius – Recommend Glovius to your friend
  • Update – Check for Glovius product update

Floating License

  • Borrow License – Borrow floating license for 7 days
  • Server Status – Shows the list of users who are using server license

Accordion Elements

Components – View defined components in component tree. User can hide/show certain components.

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Annotations – List of predefined annotations or pmi data from original file.

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Attributes – Details of characteristics of selected components.

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Feeds

Add comment for model which will sync with model in cloud account.

3D MarkUp

List 3D markups added in Glovius.

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Model Views

List of predefined model views from original file.

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