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This link highlights the options available that you could use to automate things. Is there any specific area you looking for automation CAD/CAM/CAE?
The best and basic step is to start with "SNAP". I recommend you to go through it at least once so that you will have better idea.You can move to NX Open later depending upon your choice and programming knowledge.
To what extent design can be automated? Is the automation mentioned here means, creating scripts, buttons for the repetitive operations, and saving time, or can a full design be automated without touching NX?
Can we have something that creates the item in Teamcenter, then creates the full dataset, then creates the drawing ( intelligent to pick right view types, dimensions ) , saves it, starts workflow in Teamcenter and freeze the design.
Is this something utopic?
If you can write rules about how the design should be made, you can automate it. Between NX API and TC (ITK/SOA/whatever) and KF (Knowledge Fusion) and other things...
You might also want to investigate Product Template Studio, Part families, etc.
Production: NX10.0.3.5 MP16/TC11.2
I'd rather be e-steamed than e-diseaseled
Even with the use of any of the mentioned tools above, i can not imagine how a drawing creation can be automated, unless it is a save as operation from an existing drawing with the update of associative parameters.
Is it possible to create a drawing of a new design, with the required views, sections, GD&T, notes, title block etc. in an automated way. It sounds to me as beyond imagination.
With Rulestream this is very possible. The primary focus of Rulestream is turn customer requirements in models and drawings that used across the enterprise. It is a very powerful tool for this kind of work. If you are interested in it, I would recommend that you contact your sales rep to get an idea about what it can do for your use case.
Here are some good customer videos.
For the most part these show more of a general arrangement drawing, but be assured it is controlling what views to place, with which dimensions and notes and anything else needed for a drawing.
We do have other customers that generate complete drawing packages using Rulestream, but some of them believe that this is there competitive advantage and will not take publicly about it.