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Authored By

Jacob Hart

Abstract

This article describes the process of using OpticsBuilder to automate the creation of lens drawings by creating a custom drawing template in SolidWorks. OpticsBuilder can create automated ISO 10110 compliant drawings of circular lenses with the Generate Lens Drawing tool. This tool generates a drawing for a lens with dimensions and material data filled out using custom properties imported with the ZBD file format. The drawing tool executes a macro that handles number formatting, picture and table placement, lens dimensioning, and auto-population of lens data.  


 
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