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Coreform Cubit tutorials


Get help with installation, learn how to use Coreform Cubit features, or follow a PDF tutorial at your own pace using the example files provided below.

We are in the process of transitioning our tutorial content from the Trelis brand to the Coreform Cubit brand. Outside that naming change, the Trelis tutorials are still accurate.

Getting started

Installation

Node-locked

Floating

Introductory videos

How to mesh a simple volume using the ITEM Wizard in Power Tools

How to mesh a simple volume using the command panel

How to mesh a complex volume in Coreform Cubit using the ITEM Wizard in Power Tools

How to mesh a complex volume in Coreform Cubit using the command panel

How to use the Command line in Coreform Cubit

How to use Python Scripting in Coreform Cubit

Power Tools

The PowerTools ITEM tool provides a step by step process about how to use Coreform Cubit


Quick ITEM Tutorial- PDF

ITEM Webinar (meshing the knuckle)

Power Tools GUI

GUI

The Coreform Cubit GUI provides easy access to powerful meshing tools.


2020 GUI overview

Toobar Customization

Language Settings

Interface Basics

Journal Files

Journal files contain a list of all executed Coreform Cubit commands. Journal files are very helpful for iterating and scripting workflows, and allow users to write, save, edit, replay and share their work. Most Coreform Cubit users learn how to use Cubit with the GUI, then will modify their models using journal files or Python scripts.


Journaling in Coreform Cubit


Video tutorials

Visit the Coreform YouTube channel for more videos.

ITEM Wizard

Using the ITEM Wizard to guide you through the meshing process from importing to preparation to exporting.

Decomposition

Creating meshable volumes in Coreform Cubit.

Extended Selection

Using Python to create filters for the Extended Selection tool.

Defeaturing

Using power tools to clean up a model in preparation for meshing.

Cube With Hollow Sphere

Using symmetry to mesh a cube volume that has a hollow sphere inside.

Boolean Operations

Using powerful Boolean operations to intersect, subtract, and unite volumes in Coreform Cubit.

Journal Files

Understanding the powerful use of journal files to save and share Coreform Cubit commands.

IDless Journal Files

Sandia National Laboratories' Cubit tutorial on using IDLess journal files. Applicable to Coreform Cubit.

Vertex Types

Sandia National Laboratories' Cubit tutorial on vertex types. Applicable to Coreform Cubit.
Sample files: example19_1.cub, example19_2.cub

Pillowing

Sandia National Laboratories' Cubit tutorial on pillowing. Applicable to Coreform Cubit.
Sample files: example20_1.cub, example20_2.cub

Localizing the GUI

Create Qt translation source and message files for localizing the Coreform Cubit GUI, such as changing menus, tooltips, and prompts to another language.

X-ray Selection

Using X-Ray selection to select entities that are hidden behind other entities.

Partial Sphere

One method for meshing a partial sphere using Coreform Cubit.

Midsurfaces

Using the midsurface command to create multisurfaces midway between pairs of surfaces.

Import/Export Toolbars

Custom toolbars can be shared with other Coreform Cubit users.

Suggest a Video

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Step-by-step tutorials

Coreform Forum

Take advantage of this great resource to find answers and post questions. about geometry, meshing, importing/exporting, and more.