RapidAuthor for Teamcenter supplies interactive animations and illustrations in 2D/three-D PDF and HTML5
RapidAuthor Interactive Visual Content
Highly descriptive technical publications can be very profitable, particularly when they provide humans a higher sense of the way products work and what decisions need to be made to manufacture and service them extra efficaciously.
With RapidAuthor for Teamcenter®, product-specific interactive technical guides are easy to create from your engineering design facts. Computer-aided layout (CAD) and PLM XML content material are transformed without delay to the textual content and 2D/3D images and animation and related collectively routinely for the interactive visible content material. Graphic illustrations are connected to parts tables, animations are related to assembly, disassembly, and education responsibilities, which makes both conventional PDF, three-D PDF and HTML/HTML5 technical courses correct and quite powerful. You can publish previews routinely and output your interactive visual content material to a selection of formats including PDF, 3D PDF, and HTML5. When the product design changes, you may view the variations and pick which updates to use quick and easy. With this direct reuse, document duties that historically took months can be performed in as low as two days.
Make your PDF, three-D PDF, and HTML5 publications extra correct and effective for production and service groups with RapidAuthor. Learn extra below.
Interactive content for parts catalogs, work commands and gaining knowledge of the content
For all the documentation you produce — components catalogs, paintings commands, and gaining knowledge of content material – RapidAuthor gives you interactive content related to product designs and up-to-date with adjustments to reduce the time and cost of documentation at the same time as improving satisfactory and shipping. Text content material is transformed from engineering statistics to XML content compliant with your enterprise or employer standards, inclusive of DITA and S1000D, then output to in shape your business enterprise formats in PDF, 3-d PDF, and HTML or HTML5.
Product-specific parts catalogs
Parts catalogs may be created from CAD records or the Teamcenter bill of materials (BOM) the usage of the RapidAuthor catalog editor. Parts tables are routinely generated to healthy the assemblies and sub-assemblies for each web page, with every component within the table routinely related to that component in the 2D and 3-D interactive pix. Parts catalogs may be translated into a couple of languages for localization, and regarded in PDF, HTML, or the usage of the viewer on a spread of gadgets.
Commands, the usage of 2D and 3D PDF
Work instructions must contain the unique component and mission information for the goods they describe – or downtime and ensuring support fees growth. RapidAuthor makes use of records from either CAD documents or Teamcenter Services Planner or Manufacturing Process Planner bill of process (BOP) to create content the usage of the particular parts and steps wanted for each. Technicians can walk via with steps and animation or pics in 2D and three-D PDF or HTML/HTML5 documents.
Training manuals created immediately from CAD designs
JT and PLM XML from CAD and BOM statistics can also be used to generate training sporting events. Authors can disassemble the 3-D content material at once inside the RapidAuthor visible environment and schooling workout duties are generated in the text as an end result, entire with component numbers and links to the illustrations and animations. Trainees can either view the 2D or 3D PDF, HTML or HTML5 content material or click via every step through photo or text.
Visual content material updated with lifecycle strategies
Using CAD and PLM XML content, DITA and S1000D content material can be generated robotically in all your technical guides. RapidAuthor works with Teamcenter Content Management, Teamcenter Service Planner, and Teamcenter Manufacturing Process Planner. Using JT, CAD information, and PLM XML from the invoice of materials (BOM) and techniques, you can reuse content already managed for your PLM surroundings to create and update text and photographs concurrently. The end result is fairly-powerful interactive technical courses on your clients.