What's New NX 1980?
Rendering with UV Maps!
Since NX 1980 you have been able to apply decals to a user-defined selection of surfaces when rendering - depending on a predefined UV map.
Before NX 1980, a decal could be applied to one surface at a time. If you have selected several areas, the decal was displayed individually on each area. With the new UV map tool since NX 1980 you can now collect a set of areas. These areas will be summarized as one UV map instead of individual maps. The selected decal can then be displayed simultaneously as a single image over all areas selected in the UV map.
This greatly simplifies the workflow when adding a texture. In the past, adding an image was also possible. However, a material had to be used and heavily adapted to achieve a similar result. This is still possible and has its raison d'être because of the many customization options, but needs much more effort and is less user-friendly than the new UV-Map tool in NX 1980.
In this short video you can see a demonstration of the new UV-Map tool. We offer the complete video with audio as standard in our Continuous NX Update Training on our Bizlearn Online Campus (-;
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NX 1980 - Siemens Continuous Release.
The new NX 2021 update is now available in the Siemens Continuous Release Model. In addition to free YouTube tutorials, Bizlearn also offers customized update training courses for the Continuous Release in several languages (e.g. German, English, French or Chinese). The training courses are suitable for every NX user, regardless of which version you want to start an update from, and are exclusively provided on our own Bizlearn Online campus . We look forward to a non-binding conversation and can help you with your decision.