MSC Apex Tips and Tricks

This page will grow over time to be a valuable resource of hidden gems in MSC Apex. The latest editions to this page will be kept on top with older or more widely known features at the bottom.

Vertex drag on SOLIDS now supported too (2019)

STL to Parasolid

How to load a custom Vector Measure tool script

Why isn't my partition hex meshable?

How to create a flexible body for Adams using MSC Apex

Move a body using a point-to-point method

Custom feature de-featuring

Midsurfacing

Stitching surfaces

Auto-extend surfaces

Edge Vertex drag

Defect finder

De-featuring

Direct Modelling and Meshing

Improving Mesh Quality