Key Concept Archive

Arbortext IsoDraw

IsoDraw covers all the requirements for technical illustration The industry’s leading technical illustrations solution enables organizations to communicate information about their products and services by lowering publishing, translation and illustration costs. IsoDraw Foundation covers all requirements for Technical Illustration and is the unquestioned market leader worldwide. IsoDraw CADprocess is a…

Arbortext IsoView

Illustrations enrich the user experience Arbortext IsoView, the industry’s leading intelligent technical graphics viewer, provides a single viewing environment that supports vector and raster illustrations, 2D and 3D illustrations and animations, static, animated, and interactive graphics to enhance the overall viewing experience. Features Provide a stable viewing environment for illustrations…

Fit the most information in the least amount of space

Writing instructions for products you can hold in your hand isn’t the same as writing for the software industry. In many cases, you’re creating paper documents to fit in small boxes, so page layouts matter. This session addresses the unique needs of writers in the manufacturing industry, but these tips…

Back Office: Hack Your Interactive Technical Content

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 2, Episode 20 In this session of Arbortext Monster Garage series by Single-Sourcing Solutions, Duan Gauche will show you how to band-aid Arbortext SIS and get your parts list out of Creo Illustrate and into Arbortext. Duan Gauche will show how to place your parts list…

Custom Decals: Inline SVG with APP in Arbortext Styler

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 2, Episode 17 Do you want to do fancy stuff with SVG in your dynamically published documents? In Arbortext Styler you can spill text around the clipping path in a graphic. You can use SVG to provide dramatic backgrounds and other fancy graphical layout designs just…

Common Questions: File Format Support

This week’s topic: File Formats Questions about file formats range from what any particular product supports (editing, illustration, publishing, cms) to what formats can be converted by the Arbortext tools. Today, we’re talking about both of these and where each falls into the bigger picture. Question: Supported formats in CMS…

Combining Projections to Create Enhanced Lineart Images [Arbortext User Meeting]

In this demonstration, we explore a series of steps that can be used to create a title cover page images comprised of a continuous tone image (Photograph) and lineart. This technique is ideally suited for title cover page illustrations for a technical manual or publication. This type of technique was…

Adepters Code Archive Expands to Include IsoDraw Macro Code Contributions

Today, the Adepters Code Archive expanded to include IsoDraw code for the first time. Thanks to Trevor Hendricks from Kohler, last month’s speaker for the Arbortext PTC/User Group.  Trevor Hendricks is the master of all things IsoDraw at Kohler — and everywhere else. Everyone in the IsoDraw community looks to…

A Developer’s Guide to IsoDraw Customization

A Developer’s Guide to IsoDraw Customization, Macro Coding, and the Associated Benefits This presentation is focused on the customization of IsoDraw. It will consist of general examples of how macros can be used to simply common tasks, benefits of setting preference files, and advantages of using custom toolbars. The session…

Arbortext IsoDraw and Windows 7

As of the M030 release, IsoDraw 7.1 is fully supported on Windows 7. There are no issues revising IsoDraw illustrations created in any of the earlier versions using IsoDraw 7.1. You can also save backward if required; however, we always recommend saving in the current version. If you’ve got active…